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zip/powerdesk not wanting to open .exe files

By foreverzero89
May 1, 2006
  1. when i tried to download hijack this, it downloads as a zip. i can open the zip but when i try to open the program it says hijackthis.exe is not a valid application. this happens with all my zip dowloads. please, how do i fix?
     
  2. lewekleonek

    lewekleonek TS Rookie Posts: 55

    Where did you get hijackthis from? Post the link to the site.
    Try different zip application; a good and really free one (free as in open source) can be found here http://www.7zip.org
    Sometimes other zip programs have problems dealing with some zip archives.
     
  3. foreverzero89

    foreverzero89 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 217

    i tried two different sites: download.com and majorgeeks.com
     
  4. lewekleonek

    lewekleonek TS Rookie Posts: 55

  5. foreverzero89

    foreverzero89 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 217

    i tried 7zip and it works. thanks.
     
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