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"Document.doc will be compressed only after closing the application using it. Modifications will be lost if you close WinRAR before that."

I just want to view the files, and find this annoying.

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There's an easy way to switch this off.

Go to Options/Settings/Viewer and enter *.* to the Ignore modifications for… field.

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A google search of this request turned up a few results. While WinRAR doesn't apparently have a way of turning these messages off, there are utilities that will do it for you.

See this thread for a few links. I was unable to open the most promising at work and so offer this only as a suggestion.

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