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How to hide (remove) 'Owner' and 'Computer' information on RAR file?

I would like to share a RAR file but When I right click (Explorer) on file and go to 'Details' tab, it shows my computer name and owner name. How do I remove (hide) this information? i use Winrar
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Extracting one file from archive: 7-zip requires decompressing entire archive?

I've noticed that when browsing an archive containing multiple files with 7-zip 9.20 Windows GUI, extracting one file for previewing takes significantly longer with .7z than .rar archives. With .7zips ...
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How to turn a rar file into an .exe file that can target a specific directory?

Is it possible to turn a rar file into an .exe file that can target a specific directory? I created a modpack for a GTAIV clan that I run but all the files are in a .rar file. Is it possible to ...
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Is it possible to create a RAR from specific selected files inside another RAR?

So I have one RAR and I want to create another RAR from only the (let's say 10K) files inside that compressed archive without uncompressing it. Hope this makes sense and thank you all in advance!
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Problems with RAR -as switch

I'm having difficulty using the -as switch with rar.exe on windows. When I try to use it while updating an existing archive, or even a completely new one, it attempts to add a couple of records and ...
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Merging extracted files Into a working program

I downloaded 33 files (.rar) using uTorrent and extracted all of them using WinRAR. AllĀ are in one folder, appropriately named. However, I have no idea how to merge them all into the one working ...
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Tool to mount a zip/rar/* archive as a Win drive and be able to read/write as a normal device?

I'm looking for some tool that, given a zip/rar/tar/* archive file, mounts it as a new Windows drive. Some tools are WinMount or WinArchive, but I need one that allows me to write/create/delete files ...
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Will Windows viruses infect RAR or ZIP files?

I heard from some techie person that .rar and .zip files never get infected by viruses. Is this true? If yes, then why such behavior?
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Play video files while they are still archived

I have a lot of video files that come inside .rar archives. Normally I'd have to unpack them before I can watch the video, but XBMC allows me to play the archives as if they have been unpacked. I ...
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Need software to convert RAR to ZIP (“store” mode - no compression) * Extract->re-archive changes date/time attributes

I have tried all of the following applications (download.cnet.com - the free ones), and none of them will convert an RAR archive to a ZIP, without compressing the files ("store" mode). 7-ZIP would be ...
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How to change password on RAR archive w/o modifying arch. files attributes (modified/created)?

How do I change the password of an .RAR archive, without changing the date/time attributes of the files in the archive? Unfortunately you can't directly change the password of the archive with ...
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Is there a simple, automated way to convert a large number of files between ZIP and RAR formats?

I have about 500 RAR archive files and 300 ZIP files that I want to burn to a DVD and give to someone else. I would like these 800 different archives to be in the same file format, so either 800 ZIP ...