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I have a big rar archive which is split into 700mb parts. I only have part 5 and 6 and there is a 40mb file in there that I wanna extract using Winrar. I know the whole file is stored in part 5 because when I open part 5, that file gets listed (and many other files). But I can't extract any of them, cause it asks for previous archive parts which I'm sure it really doesn't need.

Is there a way to do that?

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I think WinRAR has an option to "keep broken files" (under "Miscellaneous"). If you check that before extracting, you should be able to extract everything within that .r05 file.

(Haven't checked, though, I'm on OS X)

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Correct answer. There's a -kb option if you use the console rar version. –  vtest Feb 15 '11 at 13:27
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Actually , you can't extract anything in .r05 if you are using Winrar UI. The easiest option is to use 7-z interface.

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