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ShadyLPete

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i had someone send me a picture in my e-mail and the file type says its

application/x-gzip-compressed

so i figure its an application, but how do i open it?
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Hey there ShadyLPete, welcome to Geeks To Go Forums.

Could you please give us the extension. (Eg. .exe, .mdb, ect.)

Thanks, cool :whistling:
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thats the problem, the file extension says

.FILE
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To extract .tar and .tar.gz files on Windows 9x/NT/2000/ME/XP use PowerArchiver 6.1 (freeware) or 7-zip (freeware) or Winzip (commercial). I think this person who sent you the file is using a linux computer. About 1/4 way down on this page is a file for windows to unzip these kinds of files(gzip 124xN.exe). I may be wrong about this but i use gzip on my linux computer( mepis linux).

http://www.gzip.org/

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