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Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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I have installed the archive addons but I can't open any .zip or.cbz files in Xnview 2.31.

When I try I get the message "Format of the file <archive.zip. could not be determined For displaying the less common formats, the following option is available: Options>General>[x]Display all image file types.

I can open .rar and .cbr files just fine -it is only the .zip files it seems to have a problem with.

This never used to happen -do I need to install an older version or something?
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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which size for Addons\Unzip32.dll?
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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I have the same problem. The unzip32.dll in theAddOn folder is dated 2014-08-08; 197,120 bytes; version 6.0.0.0, copyright Info-ZIP 1996-2009
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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I gave up playing around with it and reverted back to v2.22 -everything works again now...

I should mention that I installed the full version of 2.31 with all addons and extensions so it would have been whatever unzip32.dll file was packed with that.
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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loj wrote:I have the same problem. The unzip32.dll in theAddOn folder is dated 2014-08-08; 197,120 bytes; version 6.0.0.0, copyright Info-ZIP 1996-2009
Please send me a zip file to test?
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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xnview wrote:Please send me a zip file to test?
FWIW, the attachment in another thread does not work for me with XnView 2.32. But actually other ZIPs also fail, and my issue might have nothing to do with the problem reported here. JFTR, the now solved and maybe related .7z archive is okay.

"Show addons" lists unzip32.dll by Info-ZIP as it should. Clicking on a ZIP in XnView's folder view yields "unknown format". The "use all available formats" option is on.
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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omniplex wrote:
xnview wrote:Please send me a zip file to test?
FWIW, the attachment in another thread does not work for me with XnView 2.32. But actually other ZIPs also fail, and my issue might have nothing to do with the problem reported here. JFTR, the now solved and maybe related .7z archive is okay.

"Show addons" lists unzip32.dll by Info-ZIP as it should. Clicking on a ZIP in XnView's folder view yields "unknown format". The "use all available formats" option is on.
AddOn\Unzip32.dll, 08/08/2014, 193Kb??
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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xnview wrote:Please send me a zip file to test?
It happens with every zip file, including ones freshly created with either 7-zip or Windows 7's built-in zip support. Steps to reproduce:
1. Pick a file. Right-click, choose "Send to...compressed folder (zip)" (to use Windows' built-in support)
2. Open XnView and double-click the freshly-created ZIP file.
3. Read the message: "Format of the file <dance.zip> could not be determined. For displaying of less common formats, the following option is available: Options>General>[x]Display all image file types" (That option is enabled, by the way.)

Like looseleaf, I installed the full version of 2.32 with all addons.

I can email you a copy of a zip file if you want -- but, as I said, it happens even with a file freshly created with Win7's zip routines.
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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I keep testing new releases of XnView to see if they still work on Windows 2000.
As of version 2.32, I'm no longer able to open RAR and ZIP archives.
  • RAR: TzSpecificLocalTimeToSystem not found by \AddOn\unrar.dll
  • ZIP: MSVCR90D.dll not found by \AddOn\Unzip32.dll
There are no issues with 7-Zip. I don't know about ACE or SQX.
XnView v2.32 wrote:

Code: Select all

       Name | Version     |    Size | Date        | Time    
------------+-------------+---------+-------------+---------
     7z.dll | ?           |  57'344 | 10/Aug/2006 | 17:05:10
  sqx20.dll | 6.0.4600.0  | 413'793 | 20/Apr/2006 | 18:19:28
UNACEV2.DLL | 2.6.0.0     |  77'312 | 26/Aug/2005 | 01:50:00
  unrar.dll | 5.11.1.1315 | 219'224 | 06/Aug/2014 | 19:04:48
Unzip32.dll | 6.0.0.0     | 197'120 | 08/Aug/2014 | 15:05:16
  Zip32.dll | 3.0.0.0     | 276'480 | 08/Aug/2014 | 14:41:58
  zlib1.dll | 1.2.3.2027  |  75'264 | 20/Jul/2005 | 17:05:44
Replacing the DLLs with earlier versions solves the problems for me.
XnView v2.22 wrote:

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       Name | Version      |    Size | Date        | Time    
------------+--------------+---------+-------------+---------
  unrar.dll | 4.20.100.526 | 179'200 | 17/Jul/2012 | 14:22:04
Unzip32.dll | 5.5          |  98'304 | 18/Feb/2002 | 03:58:32
  Zip32.dll | 2.3          | 147'456 | 09/Dez/1999 | 12:19:48
However, these older versions of the Info-ZIP libraries are reported to have a number of known vulnerabilities.
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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xnview wrote:AddOn\Unzip32.dll, 08/08/2014, 193Kb??
Yes, listed as version 6.0.0.0, same date, same size, accompanied by a zip32.dll (same date, listed as 3.0.0.0) and a two days older unrar.dll (5.11.1.1315, but I haven't seen any RAR in this millennium, let alone a RAR with images.) Tested under Windows 7 64bit, but as reported by XnTriq whatever is wrong isn't limited to a special Windows version.

Experiments with regsvr32 unzip32.dll on a command line failed, regsvr32 -u unzip32.dll also failed, but presumably this is anyway not supposed to work or help. OTOH "invalid side-by-side configuration" as error message sounded interesting, therefore I also tested regsvr32 ..\unzip32.dll from the addons\Microsoft.V90.CRT subdirectory, but that also failed. Otherwise my box is at 12.0.30501 for the MS C++ 2013 CRT, at 11.0.61030 for MS C++ 2012, at 10.0.40219 for MS C++ 2010, and at 9.0.30729 for MS C++ 2008. The CRT in addons\Microsoft.V90.CRT is at version 9.0.21022.8 (2008-08-03).
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omniplex wrote:
xnview wrote:AddOn\Unzip32.dll, 08/08/2014, 193Kb??
Yes, listed as version 6.0.0.0, same date, same size, accompanied by a zip32.dll (same date, listed as 3.0.0.0) and a two days older unrar.dll (5.11.1.1315, but I haven't seen any RAR in this millennium, let alone a RAR with images.) Tested under Windows 7 64bit, but as reported by XnTriq whatever is wrong isn't limited to a special Windows version.

Experiments with regsvr32 unzip32.dll on a command line failed, regsvr32 -u unzip32.dll also failed, but presumably this is anyway not supposed to work or help. OTOH "invalid side-by-side configuration" as error message sounded interesting, therefore I also tested regsvr32 ..\unzip32.dll from the addons\Microsoft.V90.CRT subdirectory, but that also failed. Otherwise my box is at 12.0.30501 for the MS C++ 2013 CRT, at 11.0.61030 for MS C++ 2012, at 10.0.40219 for MS C++ 2010, and at 9.0.30729 for MS C++ 2008. The CRT in addons\Microsoft.V90.CRT is at version 9.0.21022.8 (2008-08-03).
could you try this one
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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xnview wrote:could you try this one
Works for me on XP SP3 and 2K SP4 :bugfixed: :-)
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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XnTriq wrote:
xnview wrote:could you try this one
Works for me on XP SP3 and 2K SP4 :bugfixed: :-)
Same here on Win 7 64 SP1. :bugfixed: 8) Update: And in a W2K SP4 VM on this box, also with XnView 2.32.
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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xnview wrote: could you try this one
That did the trick for me!
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Re: Can't open .zip/.cbz files

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@Pierre: As reported by Peter, zip32.dll also needs fixing. It seems as if ZIPPack.xnp has trouble finding it.
XnView v2.32 ([color=green][u]T[/u]ools[/color] » [color=green]Plugin[/color] » [color=green]ZIP Pack (1.0)[/color]) wrote:Problem: ZIP32.dll can not be found in AddOn folder!
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