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Posted: 9/29/2004 11:50:19 AM EST
Don't even know if that's the right way to phrase my question. I needed the driver for my Mustek 1200 lll EP Scanner and the good folks at Mustek were good enough to send me the driver, although it in a "zipped" file.

I try to open the file and it "looks" like it booting up, but then it just kinda "disappears". Does this make any sense what I'm trying to explain? Do I need some type of special "unzipper" to run this program for my scanner?

Thanks for any help.

vmax84
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 11:52:12 AM EST
Yes, you need something like WinZip that will unzip the file for you.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 11:52:42 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 11:56:40 AM EST
Thanks for the "zip" site. However, if someone doesn't mind, what exactly is a "zipped" file?

Thanks again.

vmax84
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 11:59:31 AM EST

Originally Posted By vmax84:
Thanks for the "zip" site. However, if someone doesn't mind, what exactly is a "zipped" file?

Thanks again.

vmax84



It's a type of archive, which is a way of putting multiple files into one larger file, sometimes compressing the contents of the original files so that they take up less space.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 12:15:24 PM EST
Thanks for the computer lesson......if I'd spend more time learning how computers worked vs. downloading porn, I wouldn't have had to ask that question. Thanks again.

vmax84
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 12:37:06 PM EST
If you use XP, the Unzip function is built into the Windows Explorer.
Right click the zip file and Extract.

Fritz
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