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

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How does the LZMA Algorithm works?

Making some research on the net, I found that one of the most recent, optimized and high-performance algorithms for data compression, especially in term of compression ratio and decompression time is ...
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Exclude files and folders when zipping using WinRAR

I have a folder containing subfolders named A, B, C, and some files like file1.doc, file2.bat, file3.doc. Is there any option of the WinRAR software so that, when I zip the folder, I can tell it to ...
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Fixing a corrupted RAR-file

I have a password protected RAR-file that I created using WinRAR. I wanted to add another file to it, however the way I did it ended up seemingly corrupting the file. Now if I open it and type in my ...
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How will i know that the one part of multipart file is corrupt or just need to re-download? [duplicate]

I have downloaded multipart rar file, how will i know that the one file is need to download again, either the the volume is corrupt or the file is corrupt... I'm hoping you so to answer my question, ...
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Create rar5 archives from command line

Winrar current version 5.3 allows creating archives from the command line, but apparently only in zip and rar 2.9 formats, not rar5 which gives slightly better performance. Quoting its help file: ...
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How can I compress every 10 files in a folder as a separate zip file?

I'm on Windows 10 and trying to work it out with Winrar. The folder contains 500 files, I would like to compress every 10 of them as a separate zip/rar file and create 50 zip/rar files. Is there a ...
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Windows UnRar Batch script need to ignore .part02.rar through part99.rar extensions

I have two windows batch scripts that both work to recurse the folder they are placed in, and extract every .rar file into the folder of the rar files. however when a folder uses the structure: ...
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How do I recover a ZIP file in WinRAR that's inside of another RAR file?

I tried to use WinRAR to extract an archive, but I couldn't extract all of it because of 1 thing: a file inside the archive was corrupt. I tried using Alt+R, but it tried to do it to the entire ...
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RAR/ZIP multiple files separately in separate folders

I have 300 winword files sitting in 300 folders. I want to password protect these files with a single password in one go. My understanding is that the easiest way to accomplish this would be to put ...
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Extract rar file to preset folder

Normally when I want to unpack a rar file in Windows Explorer, what I do is right click and drag the file to the desired folder (in the left tree) and then select "extract here". This is through ...
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Extracting .7z file with Unrar.exe and command line?

With WinRar.exe 5.00 we can extract a .7z file. (with right click on a file and extract it) but with Unrar.exe 5.00 and the following command line C:\Program Files\WinRAR>unrar x ...
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How to extract to a particular file format using WINRAR

Suppose I have a WinRAR file, and I want to extract to a csv file. When I select the option 'Extract to here' it just extracts the file without any extension. Is there a way I can specify that I want ...
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Unzipping files downloaded from the Arxiv server

I want to download the source Tex files (not the pdf) of this document: http://arxiv.org/abs/1306.0322 After downloading here, I get a weird file with the ".0322v3" (the second part of the doc code) ...
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How can i compressed(winrar) a file using command prompt and the file name of the .rar is the same with the file

i have a autoback.bat file that will automatically backup my database and compress in using winrar application. the problem is i cannot create a rar file that is the same filename of my database. for ...
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rar - command line switch for exclude compress but store?

Assuming I have few files like : --- +Royi | +---1.txt +---2.txt +---3.Avi +---4.mp4 +---5.docx looking at : rar a -r -m1 Royi myArchive.rar This will shrink all ...
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How to recover a recently saved powerpoint

I saved a powerpoint 10 minutes ago, and now i can only open older versions of it. Neither can i find it anywhere else, including "recent" under file options. I have one of 2 versions saved in a ...
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Context menu item like WinRAR, “Add to FILENAME”

I want to add a context-menu item like WinRAR added to files or folder's right click context menu by changing registry keys. In the picture, Add to "Screen Captures.rar" WinRAR gets that name ...
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Winrar self extracting SFX fail to launch

I created an SFX file (to unzip and launch a program directly) with Winrar which is supposed to be installed in a TEMP folder. I specified to launch "bin/myprogram.exe" after extraction. When I ...
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Winrar command line compression ratio

I have a Winrar command line that look like this: "c:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe" a -afrar -s -m5 "e:\output.rar" "e:\foldertozip" The folder that I am compress by default is 9.08MB. The ...
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Winrar command line zip folder

I am trying to use WinRAR command line to zip folder: "c:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe" a -afzip "e:\output.zip" "e:\foldertozip\" If the foldertozip contains file, the command line works. But ...
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How can compressed archives like .RAR be repaired?

I'm interested to know how WinRAR and 7-zip repairs archives but unfortunately I couldn't find any description about this process.So I'm here to ask: How does WinRAR or 7-zip repairing process work? ...
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accessing files directly from SFX archive

Similar questions have been asked on this forum, but not identical, so I am sorry if this is a bit redundant. I have made a "portable" application. I used WINRar to create an SFX self-extracting ...
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is it possible to extract all files in a directory to their respective folders?

So I've got a lot of .sbm files I zip and unzip on a regular basis. I generally use winrar gui and do by hand. I looked for a utility in the menus, but I've had no luck. So I was wondering if there's ...
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How to stop having to press enter in drop down menus? [closed]

I used a different PC the other day and noticed that for example in order to extract a file in Windows 7 using WinRAR I needed to only press right click+e, as opposed to right click+e+enter when ...
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WinRAR extracted a folder ending in in a . and this has confused Windows immensely

Because of the name of the folder is more than slightly suggestive (and my inability to interact with said folder whatsoever to rename it), I'd rather not take a screenshot, but I just extracted a rar ...
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WinRar - Custom shell commands

i'm trying to create custom commands on the context menu in windows. i found this great registry hack here: https://superuser.com/a/376879/395548 this is the code made to work for me: Windows ...
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RAR/ZIP Extract and Delete in Right Click Menu

In WinRAR, is there a way to use something like 'Extract And Delete Zip File' in context menu? I just need this option, it can be whether a batch file or another program that has this in context menu ...
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Making Mac OS X split .rar files available to non-mac users

I've split a 8 GB my_doc.rar file into 4 separate files using the following command from my Mac OS X 10.9 terminal split -b 2000m my_doc.rar my_doc.rar After splitting the file I've generated: ...
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how to check if rar contains all files

I was archiving 22gb folder it took hours. But then it ended abruptly, i couldn't tell if it finished or i pressed some key...as my computer went to sleep mode and to wake up i moved mouse and ...
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rar all files in a directory windows

I have a folder containing multiple files inside that. ~/Folder/file-1 ~/Folder/file-2 ... ~/Folder/file-n I want to make separate .rars for each of the files in ~/Folder. How can I do that using ...
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Corrupt RAR recovery

I have a damaged, password protected RAR archive. I've recovered it after the disk has been accidentally formatted. It has correct size as it had before format, I can open it using WinRAR and enter ...
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What is the advantage of using a spanned archive?

I regularly have to push ~10 - 50GB Winrar archives up to the network at work. The archive consists of many thousands of files (pdf,msg,xlsx,etc.). IT restores the archive elsewhere for clients to ...
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WinRar said wrong password

The thing is that, I'm very sure I used the right password. I made the file myself, and often changing what's inside that rar, and before it always worked with no problem at all using that password. ...
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zip: Unexpected end of archive

When I try to extract my 1.15GB downloaded .zip file am getting following error: ! D:\N750XXUCNG6_N750ODDCNG5_INU.zip: Unexpected end of archive I have tried this ...
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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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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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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 ...