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how can i open a exe or zip file on my chromebook

markrhmarkrh Member Posts: 1 Newbie
edited November 2019 in Chromebooks
im trying to open a zip file or exe file on my chromebook and its not letting me any suggestions?

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  • Rudy21Rudy21 ACE Posts: 1,508 Pathfinder
    markrh said:
    im trying to open a zip file or exe file on my chromebook and its not letting me any suggestions?
    Hi please be informed that .exe files does not work in chromebook because chrome devices uses API system and not .exe
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  • billseybillsey ACE Posts: 10,099 Trailblazer
    As @Rudy21 says, .exe files are Windows specific, but .zip files can be opened in File Manager easily. If you just want to view what's in the .zip double click it in File Manager. If you need to extract the files just copy them from the opened .zip to another folder.
    Click on "Like" if you find my answer useful or click on "Yes" if it answers your question.
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