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  • Resolved whlibby


    In trying to decompress the zip folder for WordPress downloaded to my hard drive I receive the error message “The Compressed (zipped) Folder is invalid or corrupted.” I’m stymied

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  • Clayton James


    Download another copy and try it again. I just unzipped it with no problem. Are you sure you downloaded the .zip and not the .tar.gz file the first time?



    Might also look at using 7-zip. Seen problems with Vista and extracting zip files.



    I tried downloading zip file again to Programs folder on hard drive with the same result. I then downloaded directly to the hard drive and it worked fine. Dah! Thanks for responding.

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