How to open a .tar.gz file in Windows?
You can use 7-zip to untar the .tar file as well.
- Right-click the file
- Select 7-zip -> Extract Here / Extract To
If you can, you can always use bash for windows and just do the regular
tar -xvzf <filename.tar.gz>
7-zip should work for you. I believe you have to untar the
.tar part of the file as a second step after unzipping the
You also may need to check your 7-zip settings...
- Click Tools → Options
- Go to the “System” tab.
- Make sure “tar” and “gz” are checked off.