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Old 08-10-18, 16:31
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Red face Why is Kodi classed as an Unzip App by MS Apps Store?

I was searching for an App to do a Temporary zip file install after the Previous App Just about opened the target file contents instead of executing the File
this was provided by Appmaster which is on my "Open with " recommended List on W10 ...Don't trust this and its feels clickbaity!
Instead I looked in the Windows Apps Store and There is a big list of Winzip type alternatives ,I settled on a Trial(20 day) version of Winzip Universal which should be enough to open the File , properly optimized for Windows 10 (Something familiar)

But Here's the Joke At the very top of the Search,the Windows Apps store has classed Kodi as an Unzip product when in reality all it opens is Android APK files which are something else entirely .
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Old 08-10-18, 16:44
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Default Re: Why is Kodi classed as an Unzip App by MS Apps Store?

How are you trying to 'Extract' the files from the download?
Have you tried r/clicking the download and opting for 'Extract All' then following the prompt to Extract?



Do you have a link to the download so others can try to extract the contents? - if it's a corrupted download, trying to extract is a waste of your time.
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How are you trying to 'Extract' the files from the download?
Have you tried r/clicking the download and opting for 'Extract All' then following the prompt to Extract?

Do you have a link to the download so others can try to extract the contents? - if it's a corrupted download, trying to extract is a waste of your time.
The unzip App I was given from Appmaster. only had Open on its Properties, just listed the downloaded driver file size and that was basically it
As for the file itself I tried several different sources also a sponsored version.All Failed the same way.
I forget what we used for Windows 7/XP ,was not Winzip/PKZip in the latter part.Any names? or was it an in house Windows update or even a Chrome Extension?
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Did you download this file - and where from - do you have a link if you did?
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Finally got it to install Phew! The file was direct from Microsoft support Yet it was not an easy install the way in was choosing the right Setup link on a list of over 30 files NOT the obvious .EXE It actually overwrote the old LAN driver despite a small error message

Winzip Universal is a 20 Day Trial then $7.99 per year Easy to Navigate Big script, and I don't do zip files often these days. Am moving to the similar Android APK files. Which open up in a matching App such as Kodi without fuss
So I'll be consigning this to the recycle bin.
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