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Chapter 3. Advanced File Management with... > Working with Compressed Files

Working with Compressed Files

File compression utilities make it possible to pack large files into smaller spaces and to combine multiple files into a single archive. Windows users typically encounter compressed files in one of two formats: the industry-standard Zip format and Microsoft's proprietary Cabinet File format.

Extracting from a Cabinet File

Setup files for Windows and other Microsoft products are stored in the Cabinet File format with the .cab extension. Setup programs process Cabinet files automatically, without requiring any utilities.


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