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

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List missing winrar .parts?

I want create a text list or a script for missing winrar .parts. I have this .rar archives list: In this pack .part06 .part11 .part15 .part18 are missing. I have many other packs with ...
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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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Can I compress a RAR file again to reduce its size?

I had a 326 MB iso file that I compressed using WinRAR, with the best compression method. It got compressed to 144 MB. I want to compress more and want it to be limited to something around 22 MB. ...
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What is the reason for 7-zip / WinRAR to first unzip files to “temp” and then move them to destination?

What is the reason for 7-zip / WinRAR to first unzip files to "temp" and then move them to destination? I do not see any advantage against just directly unzipping to destination. It is really ...
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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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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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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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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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config WinRAR to launch folder after extracting?

Is there a way to launch the folder extracted from WinRAR? Can I also configure WinRAR to only launch the folder when I extract from the GUI, and not from the Explorer right-click context menu?
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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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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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Can I extract Winrar-SFX file to two directories

How can I extract Winrar-SFX file to two different Paths ????
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How to extract corrupted RAR files

I try to extract a file from set of .RAR parts. I always get the following error: Corrupted so I tried many programs to extract the corrupted RAR files. I have 10 parts, each one 400MB big. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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WinRAR context menu's “Extract here” does not work in Windows 7

I recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate on my laptop and I am the administrative user. I have also installed WinRAR. Whenever I try to extract a RAR file using the 'Extract Here' option from the ...
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How do i make a script to unrar archives in multiple folders

Im not sure that this is supposed to be here but i didnt know where else to put it. I got around 90 rar archives all in different folders how can i extract them at once?
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WinRAR: Access is Denied when archiving

I am trying to backup an old drive from a WinXP machine in Windows 7 using WinRAR. I keep getting "Access is Denied" in a lot of the folders I'm trying to include. I don't really want to go changing ...
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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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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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Using WinRAR to compress a folder stucture

I am trying to zip up the following directory contents: C:\Test\*.* C:\Test\bin\*.* I want to be able to zip up the Test directory and the bin subdirectory, however, I need the Test directory’s ...
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Does WinRAR detect duplicate files?

I have a directory with subdirectories, and a lot of duplicate files in them. If I move everything to a single rar archive, will WinRAR detect the duplicate files, or will all of them be archived and ...
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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 I get 260 character limit problem. Is there any extraction tool which can handle this problem. I can make the path shorter. ...
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How to extract data from a partially corrupt multi-part rar archive?

I downloaded a video that's 11 parts the other day. Today I tried to extract it but it tells me that part04 is corrupt. So I checked "keep broken files", but of course it only gave me the beginning of ...
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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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Can I remove a RAR file's (known) password without recompressing the archive?

Long title. Anyway, I haven't been able to find an answer to this question. I know the password to the RAR file, I locked it myself, but now all I want to do is remove the password because it's too ...
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How can I remove the password protection from a RAR archive? [duplicate]

I have a directory in which there are lots of password protected .RAR files/archives. The passwords of these individual archives are known. I want to remove the password protection from all of them ...
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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 ...
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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 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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How to disable WinRAR warnings about unsaved modifications?

"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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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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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 ...