Name: [1922] Dai
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Description: Hi I'm Dai Just an ordinary guy with an interest in computers who likes making how to videos for others to get the best out of there computers. I ounce did a course on web-design to further my interest in the subject. Got a HNC out of to boot but, lately my interest has turned to doing howto vide ...

7-zip file extraction [ID:316] (2/11)

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Using 7-zip to extract zip files

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One of the best instructional videos I've seen - clear, concise & delivered at just the right speed.

Just the thing to take away the fear of using new software.


That was a rather helpful and informative video. Having downloaded 7-zip previously, with very little instruction on it's use, I can now use it to the maximum potential.Thank you.


Thank you for putting your videos on the internet.

These are very helpful as there is little practical help in using computers, software and peripherals.

Do you have information about using 7zip for sending a video by email?


cheers mate really useful


12. anonymous Sun, 03 Jan 2010 08:14

Very helpful!

Thanks to your video I learnt how to easily decompress series of chunks.


11. anonymous Mon, 28 Dec 2009 19:19

excellent,learning was fast and efficient


10. anonymous Wed, 16 Dec 2009 17:19

Tks again, Dai!

The Fonz


9. anonymous Tue, 27 Oct 2009 04:13

hello sir, i have problem with 7 zip, some mkv files or other extension files cant be extracted, and the error message i get on screen says, can not open file as archive

and one more problem, some files get extraction, but when i play the file using vlc or zoom player, says unrecognizied format, vlc is the strongest media player, how come my file doest get play and wat shall i do for all the problem,

ur help will be appreciated, tnx


8. anonymous Thu, 10 Sep 2009 14:49

audio poorf quality, difficult to understand


7. anonymous Tue, 11 Aug 2009 19:21

YES ITS ME AGAIN, AND AGAIN I MUST SAY YOU ROCK DAI.

YOU ARE SO MUCH BETTER THAN THESE OTHER VIDEO'S I'VE COME ACROSS.

YOUR PICTURES AND YOUR VOICE ARE VERY CLEAR, SMOOTH AND DIRECT.

I MUST SAY YOU GOT IT GOING ON...


6. anonymous Wed, 05 Aug 2009 11:46

Good overview, Many thanks


5. anonymous Tue, 07 Jul 2009 05:14

Great Video but I have an important question. I l downloaded and installed 7 zip version 4.65 from a site called Source Forge after going to the 7 zip web site (I thought). The installation took less than a blip all I saw was a black window like the old c prompt window - it was gone in an instant and then I went to the folder and ran 7 zip .exe file that was there I didn't see a manager window at all like in your video ever got a window with the one in your video. IF the file I had on my desktop got extracted I have no idea where these files went (there would have been four of them). Am hoping I didn't get some nasty attack or virus of some sort, any ideas? If none thanks for the video it was very helpful and I hope my uninstall did what it should have I also restored to a point two days ago. Thanks Bob


4. anonymous Mon, 15 Jun 2009 05:30

Thanks for posting this video I had been struggling with 7 zip for ages.


3. anonymous Sat, 13 Jun 2009 12:10

Dai,

The video in how to extract files in 7-Zip was most helpful.

R. Leech


As a novice who is very interested in using torrents to create I have never found a more helpful instructional series for using free tools. I am just learning how to use the cool 7 zip and find that it's options are every bit as good as the tools that cost you money.

Also, most important is how to use these tools and your videos which I can stop and review are really good and informative.

I like that you are not using Camtasia or some of the real draining video software.

Very greatful for learning 'by the numbers' and I recommend your videos to anyone who wishes to understand how to make and compress all sorts of files.

Great job,

David


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