NT Syntax


Uncompress one or more compressed files.

      EXTRACT [options] CAB_file [filenames]

   CAB_file  : Cabinet file

   filenames : Name of the file to extract from the cabinet
               Wild cards (*.*) (.) and multiple files are valid

      /A       Process ALL cabinets. (where CABs are linked)

      /C       If the CAB contains one file then /C will
               copy from DMF disks

      /D       Display CAB directory

      /E       Extract (use instead of *.* to extract all files)

      /L dir   Location to place extracted files (default is current folder)

      /Y       Overwrite files without any prompt

Related Commands:

ATTRIB - Display or change file attributes
COPY - Copy one or more files to another location

Equivalent Linux BASH commands:

gzip - Compress or decompress named file(s)

Simon Sheppard