Commercial file archiver and data compression utility. Versions are available for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS X.

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How to repair damaged RAR file? [duplicate]

I’ve got a damaged RAR file. I’ve got no idea how it happened. Week ago it was OK. But now I can’t extract it. It says datacab04 is corrupted. How I can fix it?
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WinRar 5.0 x64 Problems

Have several files on a flash drive that I use to help family members with their pc problems. However, I'm not able to open, extract files, extract here, extract to (filename), etc. One error ...
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WinRAR - Using rar.exe command line to extract all files in all archives in a folder then delete all the archives?

I want to use rar.exe via command line to extract all files in all archives in a folder then delete all the archives automatically if they extracted successfully? I tried -df and -dr to no avail. ...
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Rar.exe CLI - add files from directory without directory structure?

I need to grab every file in a folder and shove it into a RAR archive. This is my current method: "C:\Program Files\WinRAR\Rar.exe" a -r -md2m -s -m5 -ma4 -t ..\Releases\vCommands.rar bin\ ... ...
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rar.exe does not compress specified extension and subdirectories

I am developing a C# app which in some phase uses the rar.exe to compress some PDB files. I would like the rar.exe to compress only the PDB files which are located in some directory and in its ...
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Are rar parts going to change while raring?

I'm raring a big folder in 22gb pices. I want to know if first part of rar (myfile.part1.rar) is going to chage or not after rar has starting the second part and before it full finish all parts. I ...
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How can I execute WinRAR serially against each archive in a folder?

I have about 100 large RAR files in the same folder, and I'm trying to delete a particular filespec from within each archive. I'm using PowerShell 2.0 on Windows Storage Server 2008 R2. I'm by no ...
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Can I add more than one path in SFX like below

Can I add more than one path in SFX like below??
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Exclude file extensions in top level directory, but not in subdirectory with WinRAR command line

I'm trying to rar some files with the WinRAR command line. The files have this structure: Top-Level Dir | Text1.txt | Text2.txt | XML1.xml | XML2.xml | Inner Dir | | Inner1.txt | ...
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Can I extract Winrar-SFX file to two directories

How can I extract Winrar-SFX file to two different Paths ????
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CRC error on a file splitted by WinRar

I have a winrar archive with archive with part 1 and part 2. I have copied them into a same directory. Now, when I am extracting it, all the files get extracted except one whose some parts are ...
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WinRAR: Extract broken files from context menu

Is it possible to extract broken archives from the context menu in Windows? I would like something like this in the context menu: Extract here Extract here (keep broken) Maybe by changing/adding ...
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How to extract multipart rar with missing parts?

I have a multipart .rar archive containing a single .tar.gz file inside it (don't ask why, that is just how it was made). I am missing a few of the parts, but do have the first part. I would like to ...
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How to restore Windows “Mount”

After I installed WinRAR when I right click a ISO I no longer get the "Mount" option, so, How can I restore it? PS: Using Windows 7 Pro, full update
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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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How to put HTML doument on WinRAR and email it

I have prepared a HTML document and I have to mail to my sir's ID by 20 Jan 2014. I have to put the entire folder to WinRAR. The folder is about 427 KB. I already have WinRAR installed on my computer. ...
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Unpack WinRAR in background

I want to call WinRAR from the context menu, and select "unpack to folder", and have WinRAR run in minimized state. It this possible without manually pressing the "Background" button on the Winrar ...
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winrar: sfx building: Can an environment variable be used for the “Path” parameter?

Using winrar 3.93 I have a batch file that builds an sfx self uninstaller. Works nicely. The command file has the "Path" param. According to the winrar docs, I can either do: ...
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Firefox. Undo “Do this automatically for files like this from now on”

I have dowlnoaded RAR archive and clicked "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" checkbox to open in WinRAR. But now I'm tired of this. I want just save it. BUT, there no RAR option ...
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Adding modified files to an archive on the fly (without having to make copies)

From time to time I will archive some fairly large files (20-100MB) using WinRAR, but before I do that, I always run a command (or set of commands) on each file to process them in whatever way I need ...
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Command line to extract WinRar .rar to auto-named folder [duplicate]

I am working on streamlining a lot of the processes that I have to do associated with my work (web developer). I am downloading a lot of .zip and .rar files at the moment, and I'd like to create a ...
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Add to ZIP option in context menu for WinRAR

With WinRAR installed, by default, your context menu (Right-click on file) says something like "Add directory to *.rar archive". It's very handy but not cooperating with other systems that handle ...
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Why does winrar show deleted files in the folder, which were deleted before creating the rar?

Why does winrar show deleted files in the folder, which were deleted before creating the rar? I had a word document which I deleted from my folder, THEN I created a winrar archive. For whatever ...
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finding a corrupted part from the parts of a split archive

I have 7 files with extensions like xyz.rar.001 - xyz.rar.007 clearly they are parts of a single file. I have all the 7 parts. I join them using a file joiner into a single file xyz.rar and try to ...
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How can I extract files with names more than 260 characters in Windows 7?

I am downloading lot of stuff in rar files on Windows. But when I extract them, I get a 260 character limit problem. I can make the path shorter, but is there any way I can extract the files in such ...
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WinRAR Recovery Records not adding?

I have this 218 GB worth of personal data, which I'm trying to backup for myself .. I tried creating an archive yesterday (200 MB splits) and I ticked the Put Recovery Record option .. However when ...
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Winrar -ilog switch doesn't trigger

I am trying to run a batch file to rar everything in a folder at password them, also I want a log to see something gone wrong. the comamnd line is as follow rar a -r0 -p%var% -ilog.\error.txt ...
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what is winrar command prompt syntax for update an compressed file? [closed]

what is winrar command prompt syntax for update an compressed file? i have an apk compressed file that have an file in its. i want update content of this file with wirar command prompt when we have ...
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Compressing files over the network with WINRAR - read error

I have 3.6 TB of backup files on a NAS that need to stay together (they are a full and a months worth of incrementals - the latter is only useful with the former) - but I need to move them off the NAS ...
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Delete SFX file after extraction

I created a SFX to extract some files. After the extraction, I need that the SFX file is deleted. As far as I have seen, WinRar does not offer such option. So I thought to run some DOS command -prompt ...
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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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When compressing a file on command prompt with RAR command, how to stop the process without cancelling it?

I used the following command: rar a -m2 file.rar *.xml \\myroute\ I want to stop the process on the file that have already been processed i.e. using Ctrl + C will cancel the process but not finish ...
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Zipping or Compressing files through command prompt

I want to zip or rar large number of files fast, doing it in windows talking lot of time, so I thought zipping using Windows Command Prompt can be faster. Please suggest if it is possible doing it? ...
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Can't view files from within WinRar (Win7 x64)

I have an issue with WinRar (64 bit version) on Windows 7 (x64) that is similar to the one described in another open question on this website Link to the same issue on this site (unanswered) However, ...
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how to make temp extraction directory for Winrar stick to same drive that .rar is residing in?

i'm using the latest version of winrar (regged version). problem is, the settings only allow me to set the temp path to a certain drive (e.g. C:). i want it to be dynamic (i.e. if the .rar resides in ...
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Can we save and resume winrar jobs?

I'm trying to zip a 87 GB folder into multiple volumes, 1 GB each. WinRar is able to do that, however the entire job takes about 20 hours. Is there anyway to save and resume the state of the WinRar ...
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Rar only certain extensions?

I'm using RAR at cmd How can I rar only *.cs && *.ashx ? I tries with the @listfiles.lst file which contains the extensions but it doesn't work. ( it adds all files !) any help ? the ...
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rar files have same name how to join them

I am trying to download an Android game. The files I downloaded are called: com.gameloft.android.ANMP.GloftKRHM.part01.rar com.gameloft.android.ANMP.GloftKRHM.part02.rar ...
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Making WinRAR extract archives to a folder named after the archive, when double-clicking RAR files?

With WinRAR installed, when you right-click on a .rar file in Windows, you can browse to WinRAR -> Extract to [archive name] in the context menu, and WinRAR will extract the archive to a folder in ...
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How to recover my .rar file password on windows OS?

I have a book about C++ Programming that two years ago solved all of its chapters exercises successfully. Then saved all of these source codes into a folder, added it to a .rar file by WinRAR tool ...
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Batch file to move/compress/delete files

I am trying to write a batch script that will run automatically daily to do the following: Move files older than 2 days to from the main directory (Jason) to an archive directory. Zip files in the ...
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WinRAR Context menu and file type detection of Windows

So far I know Windows display context menu based on the file extension rather than the file type. I just tested with empty text file with mp3 extension with winamp and the result is below: The same ...
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WinRar right click context menu issues

I have recently switched all be reluctantly to Windows 8 and when installing WinRar, the right click context menu features, (Extract here, add to, etc....) do not show up. I clicked the settings ...
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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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Is extracting an ISO safe?

I downloaded the Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation ISO, but last time I tried to update I extracted it with WinRAR to the desktop. I got an error during the installation. Here are the reasons I can ...
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Is it possible to unrar a split RAR archive while simultaneously erasing the compressed version of each part?

I am interested in storing some very large mts video files (roughly 3+ GB each) and lets say it takes up about 100 GB. I will compress the entire collection into parts that fit onto a given set of ...
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Compressing multiple files into multiple archives?

I have a folder full of pdfs and I'm tired of Winraring each file separately. I don't want to put them all in one archive. Isn't there a command line I can use to make Winrar compress a file with ...
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WinRar Command to Compress(Zip) Every File in Folder with Another File

I have a text file that I want to be archived with each file in a particular folder. For example, the folder has: File1,File2,File3,TextDoc1` I want File1.zip (which includes File1+TextDoc1), ...
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winrar and “put authenticity verification”?

When should I check this checkbox ? and If i'm about to open a rar , how can I see the authenticity ?
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How is it possible that WinRAR can repair any volume with one .rev file?

I just learned about .rev files with WinRAR -- where if you have a 10-part RAR volume, for example, plus one .rev (recovery) volume -- the .rev volume will be able to "fix" any one corrupted .rar ...