Posted on Wednesday, May 17 2006 @ 19:23:15 CEST by LSDsmurf
There is no practical limit on the length of the optional command issued
by self-extracting Zip files after the unzip operation completes.
You can create self-extracting Zip files that both unzip and overwrite
Self-extracting Zip files no longer contain the "licensed to
username" text, and copyright information is in the "About"
A dot as the "Unzip To" folder unzips to the current directory
instead of the directory containing the self-extractor.
Empty directories in the Zip file are created during the extraction
The programs and files for WinZip Self-Extractor have been changed to
reflect the new company name, WinZip Computing, Inc.
Uninstalling WinZip Self-Extractor now displays a message indicating the
uninstall has completed.
Uninstalling WinZip Self-Extractor now removes the "Version" key
information from the Windows registry.
Attempting to start WinZip Self-Extractor when another instance is running
will now display a message that WinZip Self-Extractor is busy and to try
The creation of 16-bit and MS-DOS self-extracting Zip files is no longer
supported and Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0, 2000 or Me is required to create
self-extracting Zip files.
The help dialog displayed when WinZip Self-Extractor is run using the /?
command line option now includes updated information on the wzipse32.exe
command line options.
A problem running some commands that used quotes or ".." folder
references has been corrected.
The "Ready to Create" panel in the Wizard for self-extracting
Zip files for Software Installation now displays the location of the
selected icon, if one is selected.
When running with Internet Explorer installed but Windows Desktop Update
(Active Desktop) not installed, if the self-extracting Zip file executes a
command after unzipping, the self-extracting Zip file did not close properly
and couldn't be deleted immediately. All files were extracted correctly, and
the command was executed correctly. The self-extracting Zip file could be
deleted after a system restart or after a short period of time had elapsed.
This has been corrected.
The text in the "About" box can be modified for both standard
self-extractors and self-extractors for software installation (in earlier
versions, the About box text could only be modified for self-extractors for
Self-extractors for software installation now clean up files even if the
install process involves a reboot.
WinZip Self-Extractor can be run from the "Start" menu's
"Run" dialog box by simply typing "wzipse32" (in earlier
versions, you had to type the full path, for example, "c:program
Program Information Category:
Tools and Utilities Type:
Shareware Version: 3.0 Size: 1.46MB Works on: Windows