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Windows 7 When I download anything it defaults to WinRar. How

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Windows 7

When I download anything it defaults to WinRar.

How do I change to a better unzipper?


Hello Keith! Thank you for your question. I am a licensed computer professional with over ten years of experience, and I will be assisting you today.

I'm sorry about the issue. Does this issue only occur with zip files?

With a .zip file downloaded, right-click on that .zip file (in the folder where you've downloaded that file to), then click on Properties then click on Change... , then select Windows Explorer, then click OK, OK, and check.

If needed, download and install the free 7-zip program, then change it to the 7-zip program with the above steps.


(Click on click on Start, then right-click on Computer, then click on Properties, then check if your System type: is 32-bit or 64-bit.)

Please let me know if there is still any issue. Thank you,

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