Solved error loading winzip programme

January 29, 2014 at 17:52:24
Specs: Windows 7
can not get winzip to work. Comes up with C:\Programme\Winzip\WzWFR64.dll
Running Windows 7 64 bit Professional. WinZip 15.0.10039

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January 29, 2014 at 19:16:48
It just comes up with that--no error messages?

It's compatible with your OS so it should work. Was it previously working OK or is this a new install? If it was working before you might uninstall and then reinstall it.

You might want to try a newer version. Here's 15.5:

(Avoid the 'sponsored links')

Newer versions than 15.5 on that page appear to just be installers and not the full version.

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January 29, 2014 at 19:20:35
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What do you mean it comes up with 'C:\Program\WinZip\WxWFR64.dll'? Is the program saying it is missing the .dll file? If so you can download it here:

Just search for the .dll file and download the .zip. Unzip it (windows can decompress .zip files, you won't need WinZip) and paste the .dll into the folder that it needs to be in.

Don't run the DLL Fixer, it'll just screw it up more.

Have you tried just uninstalling and reinstalling WinZip?

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January 30, 2014 at 05:55:26
Windows 7 has some zip/ unzip capability natively. If that is not good enough then there are many free programs that work with a wide veriety of compressed formats. I use 7-zip myself.

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January 30, 2014 at 11:37:17
Did you purchase WinZip?

If not, and you just wanted, excellent, free software; 7-zip beats the pants off all others.
Small, light, fast, simple to use - and did I mention it was free? ;o)

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