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How To: Open Archives with 7-Zip
Last Updated 5 months ago
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- Open the Two Minute Fix.
- Click the "Software Menu" Link.
- Click the "Software Installers" Link.
- Click to install 7-Zip.
- Find a .zip or .7z archive on your computer.
- Right click on the icon and select properties (image 1).
- Left click on the "Change" button (image 2).
- Left click on "More Apps" link (image 3).
- Left click on "Look for another app on this pc" link (image 4).
- Locate and select the 7-Zip File Manager in Program Files (image 5) and click "Open".
- Note: this is typically found in C:\Program Files\7-zip\
- Verify 7-Zip is now set to open the file and click "OK" (image 6).