What are the requirements for WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0?

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  1. WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0 supports Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.
  2. WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0 cannot create self-extracting Zip files from Zip files that contain:

  • Windows does not support (is unable to use) executable files larger than 2gb.
  • WinZip Self-Extractor 4.0 supports custom icons as listed in the chart below.
  • Technical details: WinZip Self-Extractor will copy the pixel images from the specified icon file.

    The following formats are currently supported:

    Make sure that the icon images you include in your icon file conform to the image sizes and color densities specified above. Non-conforming icons files will be ignored and WinZip Self-Extractor will provide a default set of icons.

    If you have any questions about this information, please submit a Technical Support ticket.

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