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Post Posted December 3rd, 2002, 10:29 am

When I try to download a zip file Phoenix puts a .php extension on the file type. I can't download a zip containing a .bin file cause it will change to .php, any idea what the problem is.

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Post Posted December 3rd, 2002, 11:02 am

Can you point to an example?

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Post Posted December 3rd, 2002, 12:42 pm

thenightfly42,

Thx for reply, I got it working, when the download window opened I went into advanced and changed the file type to .zip, presto all OK, my fault.

thx
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Post Posted December 3rd, 2002, 2:27 pm

You can also rename it after it's downloaded.

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Post Posted December 3rd, 2002, 5:05 pm

Never done that before, can you guide me thru it.

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Post Posted December 3rd, 2002, 6:14 pm

there are a few different ways this can branch off, wirefox. if what i explain here doesn't help you, feel free to im me. all my different programs have a link to page me under all my posts. if you're using linux, i can't help you at all. all i know is windows.

that said, pretend we have a file named <b>hiworld.php</b> that just you downloaded. go to the folder you downloaded it too and see if you can see the extension (the .php) or if the file just has a name (hiworld). if the extension is visible on the name, skip the next part.

go to Tools -> Folder Options -> [View] tab. (hopefully this is the same on xp/2000.) there will be a check box that says something lie "Hide file exentsions". make sure to unclick that. hit [OK] and you should be able to see the ".php" behind "hiworld".

rename hiworld.php to hiworld.zip. you'll probably get a message saying that this could change it or damage it or something or other, but that's fine. this is what you want. after you rename it, double click and it should work.

hopefully that helps. :)

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Post Posted December 3rd, 2002, 7:35 pm

Flii wrote:[...] if you're using linux, i can't help you at all.

Being on Linux he'd probably know how to rename a file. :wink:

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Post Posted December 4th, 2002, 5:48 am

laszlo wrote:
Flii wrote:[...] if you're using linux, i can't help you at all.

Being on Linux he'd probably know how to rename a file. :wink:


you've got a good point there.

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