This a windows GUI for creating self-extracting (*.exe) files from 7zip archives (*.7z). This program requires .NET Framework 2.0 or higher to run and is for Windows platform only (Windows XP and above)

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  • MALWARE WARNING! Virustotal Analysis: SHA256: d23ada27433b31a23f6b5a7964b022a4fff12023dfcef244c853d7d248f3011f File name: 7-Zip_SFX_Maker_v3.3.exe Analysis date: 2015-05-06 18:45:37 UTC Antivirs Result Update Antiy-AVL Trojan[Spy]/Win32.Delf 20150506 Jiangmin Worm/Generic.ksm 20150505 K7AntiVirus Trojan ( 0049c7c11 ) 20150506 K7GW Trojan ( 0049c7c11 ) 20150506 Sophos NirCmd 20150506 TheHacker Trojan/Bicololo.fn 20150505

  • I only used it on one project but I got it to work just fine. It was missing ResHacker.exe so I couldn't change the Icon but I was able to make a self-extracting exe that deleted itself extracting, uninstalled a program, rebooted, then installed another, and once it was rebooted again it would delete the extracted files (all with semi-clever batch files). It made a good impression and I have never build an exe package so I felt cool afterwards. That being said, it worked. I also didn't have enough time to figure out how to make one with the command like just using 7-zip so this was a lifesaver.

  • SPYWARE ALERT!!! Detected by Sophos AV: File "C:\Program Files (x86)\7-Zip SFX Maker\Resources\nircmdc.exe" belongs to adware or PUA 'NirCmd' (of type Other).

  • Did NOT work! After several crashes and exceptions thrown, it created a SFX file that says "Method not supported!" and exits. Also, it can't find ResHacker.

  • Why can't you browse for an icon. Why do they have to be in the same directory as resources. Along those same lines, it would be nice to designate a different path for configuration files. Maybe this capability exists already by an .ini file???

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