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

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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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.zip file created on Mac giving error in Windows 7 upon extracting

My friend compressed lots of photos into a zip archive using a MacBook, and uploaded it to Dropbox. I downloaded the zip and when I try to extract using WinRAR it gives this error, but extracts most ...
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How to determine total file space saved in a directory

I'm running on a Windows 7 computer and there is a directory that contains more than 10,000 compressed files (RAR, ZIP) with more added on a daily basis. Is there any application or script available ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I extract Winrar-SFX file to two directories

How can I extract Winrar-SFX file to two different Paths ????
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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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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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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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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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Crark Overwritten a rar file

I think i ran an invalid cRARk command 'file.rar l8' command prompt didn't return the directory. I assumed it was doing something then my 1GB rar turned into 1Kb. What happened and is there anyway to ...
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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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Batch WinRAR Cluster Error

I've recently have had a problem with a small project of a batch cluster WinRAR cracker of numeric. I have a master file that controls all the variables for the clusters and have 8 clusters. I have ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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No archives found

When I try to open a zip file from Winrar, some times I get an error "No Archive found". But when I open Winrar and navigate to the folder and double click on the zip file, it shows the contents ...