I wish to unzip the self-extracting executable Solid Edge installer files to a networked location so that users do not have to go through the palava of waiting for the things to extract when installing. I have tried using JZip but it complains that the format is not compatible. I have tried 7Zip but it just sits there and hangs. I have done it before with ST8 but it was so long ago I'm dammned if I can remember what I did! I thought I used JZip but no dice this time around. I am sure this is a common thing to do - can anybody please enlighten me.
I had no issue running the extraction using 7zip.....ran straight away.
Are you running it on your local drive, or the network?
EDIT: just tested it, and both local & network exe's run the extraction the same, for me.
Design Manager Streetscape Limited
Solid Edge ST10 [MP2] Classic [x2 seats]
I'm using 7zip for years and never had any problems with it.
And so there also was no issue with ST9 extracting to a network drive.
I tried 7-Zip again and it worked this time. I used the Extract Here command and it worked. Last time I opened the archive directly within 7-Zip and it just hung. I did have to do it locally as there was not enough room on the network to do it all there. I think McAfee was interfering before so I turned it off.