Location of the Extracted Files on my PC

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When you extract files with extension of .zip or .rar, the extracted files usually go to the same folder/location. e.g. if you have a file named archive.zip on desktop and then the extracted contents will go to a folder named archive on desktop.

You can seldom choose the new location for the extracted programs.

In light of above, file directory means that directory/location of the existing file you have to extract.
 
However you can make a folder named file ‘directory’ otherwise no such name of ‘file directory’ will be called.
 
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Answered By 0 points N/A #81669

Location of the Extracted Files on my PC

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Hello Quikee,

If you are using a .msi or any other setup file then your files will be gone into C drive : In temp folder.

If you are using .zip or .rar file then you have to specify the folder in which you wants to extract the files.

Look at a example of .rar file

*  Right click on the achieved file. and click on the Extract files…

*  Now a dialog box will be appear like this. Then specify a folder where you wants to extract the files and click ok.

*  Your files will be extracted to the specified folder that specified by you.

Done!!

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Location of the Extracted Files on my PC

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When you extract files with an extension of .zip or .rar, the extracted files usually go to the same folder/location. e.g. if you have a file named archive.zip on the desktop and then the extracted contents will go to a folder named archive on desktop.

You can seldom choose the new location for the extracted programs. In light of above, file directory means that directory/location of the existing file you have to extract. However you can make a folder named file ‘directory’ otherwise no such name of ‘file directory’ will be called.

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Location of the Extracted Files on my PC

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Quikee,

Well it really depends on the platform that the files is being unzip onto. However, what I will do is give you an answer to both. I'm not sure what program you are using because while you can use third party applications for unzipping files, a lot of the operation systems today come with there own mechanism for unzipping files. Let's start with the Linux platform.

If you are unzipping a file on this platform, let's say it is name “techzip.zip” which is located in a directory name myzips. You would issue the command unzip techzip.zip. Then the unzip program would then extract the contents of techzip.zip inside of the directory call myzips.

Now depending on the file structure when the zip was created, this is how you would locate it. Let's say the techzip.zip has a directory structure of techzip and then folders and files inside of the directory are test1.txt, test2.txt and a folder called zipzap.

Once the unzipping for techzip has been completed you would need to locate techzip folder and change into that folder or open it to obtain access to the files.

Now the same will be true for the windows platform as well. When you unzip a zip file you will need to locate the top level folder and then proceed from there to obtain access to the files that were contained within the zip. Here are some short examples to help

myzips —> zip file called goodday.zip

run unzip if using Linux from command line or right click if within windows.

The program will then unzip goodday.zip with the top level folder being called good day

Once it is done you would been to make sure you are still in myzips and locate good day folder

cd /myzips/goodday/contents of once zipped file

Hope this help you and good luck!

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