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Codex
17-01-2006, 12:28 PM
ive been googling this file tpye for ages and havnt got a straight answer \C

im downlaoding a video file that has the extension of .xvf

how can i play this/extract it or whatever =S help please

Speedy Gonzales
17-01-2006, 12:37 PM
According to google it maybe a tar file.

If you've got Winzip, see if that extracts it. Or if that doesnt work, see if changing the xvf extension to something like mov or some video format works.

Morgenmuffel
17-01-2006, 01:45 PM
Tar files normally end in tar

xvf is the command

as in

tar xvf filename

xvf means are "extract", "verbose" and "file

best thing to do is stick the file in to something like gspot (if it will open it) and see what it tells you about the file

I know students used to give files stange extensions to beat web filters on polytech/uni computers