When you use the Expand command, it places all the files in the same folder.
When you type Expand /?, you receive:
Microsoft (R) File Expansion Utility Version 5.1.2600.0 Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp 1990-1999. All rights reserved. Expands one or more compressed files. EXPAND \[-r\] Source Destination EXPAND -r Source \[Destination\] EXPAND -D Source.cab \[-F:Files\] EXPAND Source.cab -F:Files Destination -r Rename expanded files. -D Display list of files in source. Source Source file specification. Wildcards may be used. -F:Files Name of files to expand from a .CAB. Destination Destination file | path specification. Destination may be a directory. If Source is multiple files and -r is not specified, Destination must be a directory.You can use the Cabinet Tool, installed from the Support Tools folder of the CD-ROM.
When you type cabarc /?, you receive:
Microsoft (R) Cabinet Tool - Version 5.1.2600.0 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.. Usage: CABARC \[options\] command cabfile \[@list\] \[files\] \[dest_dir\] Commands: L List contents of cabinet (e.g. cabarc l test.cab) N Create new cabinet (e.g. cabarc n test.cab *.c app.mak *.h) X Extract file(s) from cabinet (e.g. cabarc x test.cab foo*.c) Options: -c Confirm files to be operated on -o When extracting, overwrite without asking for confirmation -m Set compression type \[LZX: -p Preserve path names (absolute paths not allowed) -P Strip specified prefix from files when added -r Recurse into subdirectories when adding files (see -p also) -s Reserve space in cabinet for signing (e.g. -s 6144 reserves 6K bytes) -i Set cabinet set ID when creating cabinets (default is 0) -d Set diskette size (default is no limit/single CAB) Notes ----- When creating a cabinet, the plus sign (+) may be used as a filename to force a folder boundary; e.g. cabarc n test.cab *.c test.h + *.bmp When extracting files to disk, the
, if provided, must end in a backslash; e.g. cabarc x test.cab bar*.cpp *.h d:\test The -P (strip prefix) option can be used to strip out path information e.g. cabarc -r -p -P myproj\ a test.cab myproj\balloon\*.* The -P option can be used multiple times to strip out multiple paths When creating cabinet sets using -d, the cabinet name should contain a single '*' character where the cabinet number will be inserted.