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Which software hello sir please tell which software good for zip to file (rar or give me name of software) i have vista windows

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    I tried to uninstall 7-Zip 9.21 but control panle tells me the msi file is not on this computer

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Vista should have ZIP capability built in.


WinRAR works very well for multiple formats:
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Download: http://www.win-rar.com/
More Info : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WinRAR


StuffIt is another good multi-format utility:
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Download: http://my.smithmicro.com/win/stuffit.html
More Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/StuffIt


WinZip is a somewhat limited on trick pony, over priced too:
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Download: http://www.winzip.com/index.htm
More Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WinZip



Theory:
All of these "lossless" compression algorithms work by reducing redundancies in a file and increasing the entropy, i.e. making the
file more random thus more compact, since any symbol that is
predictable is partially or fully redundant.

Predictable symbols contain less information, and are therefore
alloted fewer bits. More unexpected symbols contain more information, therefore are alloted more bits.

For example, in the English language the letters "t" and "e' are very frequent, thus do little to identify a word. They are given only
1 or 2 bits in the compressed file.

The letter "z" is relatively rare, and knowing that a word contains
the letter "z" narrows the choices down considerably.
This letter is given many bits.

On average, the number of bits in any given file, is drastically
reduced (by statistics) when compared to the uncompressed =
8 bits per character version.

Also the compression utilities search for frequently repeated
strings, such as the word "the" and replace these with fewer
bits. Good compression utilities build a custom symbol table
for each document, and are therefore language and application
independent.

Martin

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Well you can download winrar for zip to your files in windows vista.
just goto your browser and type www.rarlab.com in the address bar and hit the enter key ,when the web site opens search for download of winrar..that's it.after downloading install it.....and zip the files you want ............thank you

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