Problem opening file with extension .tar

  barnacarry 08:01 30 May 04
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I have downloaded a file from BT with the above extension and cannot open it. In the properties it says it is a GZ file, but does anyone know what programme it needs?

  VoG II 08:02 30 May 04
  barnacarry 08:08 30 May 04

Thanks VoG. It would seem that my windows compressed utility won't work so I'll get Winzip and see if that works. Cheers.

  Valvegrid 08:10 30 May 04

It's a compressed file. You'll need a program to un-compress it like this one:

click here

It is free.

  Valvegrid 08:11 30 May 04

Winzip won't open TAR files.

  barnacarry 08:28 30 May 04

Well done, Valvegrid, I'd never have found that one. It never ceases to amaze me the help that's available to novices like me.
Keep up the good work.

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