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 for PKZIP
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  PKZIP
  
      A file compression and archiver utility for MS-DOS
     and Microsoft Windows from PKWARE, Inc..  PKZIP uses a
     variation on the sliding window compression algorithm.  It
     comes with pkunzip and pklite and is available as
     shareware from most FTP archives in a self-expanding
     MS-DOS executable.
  
     Current versions as of 1999-10-07: PKZIP 2.60 GUI for
     Microsoft Windows 3.1x, Windows 9x, Windows NT; PKZIP
     2.50 Command Line for Windows 9x NT; PKZIP 2.04g for MS-DOS;
     Unix,+({Linux">PKZIP 2.51 for Unix, ({Linux, SPARC Solaris, Digital,
     HP-UX, IBM AIX and SCO Unix); PKZIP 2.50 for OS/2;
     Open+VMS/{VAX">PKZIP for Open VMS/{VAX.
  
     WINZIP is a version with a GUI for Microsoft Windows.
  
     A distribution in about 1995-06-22 claiming to be "PKZIP 3"
     was actually a Trojan horse which attempted to reformat the
     hard disk and delete all files on it.
  
     http://pkware.com/catalog/pkzip_win.html)">(http://pkware.com/catalog/pkzip_win.html).
  
     [Status, history of WINZIP, PKLITE?]
  
     (1999-01-16)
  

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