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RAR is a proprietary compression type and stands for Roshal ARchive.

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Unusual behaviour with a passworded rar being invalid password in winrar but falsely accepted in 7zip

I found an old .rar file on my computer but I couldn't remember the password exactly. I had a rough idea of what it was, so I wrote a program using 7ziplib in c# to brute force a bunch of permutations....
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Re-archive files in ZIP or RAR format with the exact same parameters as an incomplete archive as an attempt to recover it

Let's say there is a ZIP or RAR archive on a file sharing network, an old archive which has been out there for a long time, containing hundreds of small files (JPG pictures typically), and some parts ...
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Is there a way to extract a multi-part rar one at a time?

This isn't about getting a single file from a multi-part rar archive as I can understand how easily that question could be misread. I'll try to explain my use case. I have 2.6tb of compressed data (...
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Use rar in a batch file to create Incremental Backup

Can I use rar.exe in a batch file to create an Incremental Backup with date & time in the file name that works independently from system local
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Is he wrong? rar.exe examples for full, differential & incremental backups use the option -ac twice

while playing with winrar incremental backups, I found this page: https://x443.wordpress.com/2012/07/11/winrar-incremental-differential-backup/ I was looking at how the options make rar tick when it ...
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Testing a broken/corrupted file spread out over multiple rar files

Ok, so I have a downloaded a bunch of rar files that are over 30 GB. One of those files is supposed to be about 4.5 GB, but I'm getting a "data error" on it, and it's coming out around 2 GB. For ...
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how to send the decompressed output of archives to standard output?

When you decompress a gzip archive with gunzip without any arguments, the archive disappears, and you're left with the decompressed file in its place. However, if you use the -c option, the archive ...
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rar command works from the command prompt but not from a batch file - no strange characters involved except for - and spaces (yes I use quotes)

This is confusing me big time... Even when I copy-paste below command from the command prompt to Notepad or Notepad++ (with simple character encoding) and use it as a bat file, I get this error: Kan ...
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How to make split rar files on Terminal

I've been trying to split files on Google Colab using Rar command. But, the program aborts itself after archiving first part1.rar file. My Syntax: !rar a -v10k Test.rar Docs.pdf Is there any other ...
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When a batch-program will go to next line?

I have a batch file for /f "tokens=2 delims==" %%a in ('wmic OS Get localdatetime /value') do set "dt=%%a" set "YY=%dt:~2,2%" & set "YYYY=%dt:~0,4%" & set "MM=%dt:~4,2%" & set "DD=%dt:~6,...
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Is it possible to make equally sized multipart rar archives from a big file?

Size of multipart archives is maximized at 200 MB. I would like to determine the part size (<200 MB), to achieve equally sized multipart archives.
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How do I change my folder structure using Rar.exe

I am building a rar command in code. I get a share and folder in a database call (\\BUServer1\Share01$\IHDEV01) and then I get a list of subfolders and extensions that I want to archive (FLATFILES*....
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Why is WinRAR 5 not giving me an option to use RAR5 format and only RAR4?

I just realized something. I recently purchased the WinRAR v.5.60 archive software: But when I right-click some file that I want to RAR and then click Add to archive, the popup window offers me only ...
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How to view a .rar file content remotely in a shared cPanel server (hostgator)?

I've tried using unrar via SSH but this command is not installed on my shared hostgator account. Is there any application that does this in this kind of environment? How to view a .rar file content ...
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Error on unrar in macOS

While running unrar x <filename> this error shows up, ERROR: Unknown option: <filename> Any solution(s)?
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need <unrar/dll.hpp> to pip install unrardll on Ubuntu

After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04, Calibre gives this error when opening a .cbr file: calibre, version 3.21.0 ... File "/usr/lib/calibre/calibre/utils/unrar.py", line 53, in extract from ...
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How to recover deleted password-protected RAR file from NTFS drive?

I had a 10 GB RAR file on my NTFS drive (different from OS drive) which was deleted by mistake. It contained all sorts of files including photos, MP3s, EXs, and so on. It was also password-protected. ...
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Are there any performance issues when extracting ZIP/RAR archives from and to the same shared network folder?

Short: Say for example I have a huge RAR file located in a shared folder on the network. If i right-click -> extract that rar file (on same shared folder) will that be terribly slower compared to ...
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Override/ignore “unexpected end of archive” error on password-protected .rar archive

I have a .rar file that is locked with a password (that I know). I want to decrypt the .rar file, but when I try to do so, I get the following message: $ unrar x myrar.rar UNRAR 5.60 beta 3 ...
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Why can't I open a specific rar file in a specific computer, but it opens on other computer?

It's pretty much the topic. I have a 8 GB rar file that opens in my windows 8.1 pc, but it doesn't open in my old laptop with windows 7. I tried 7zip and i have the same result. It always says it's ...
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Do a compression dry run (i.e., no file output)

Is there any way to do a dry run compression to RAR or 7-Zip format? (Command line is fine.) What I'd like to get is an accurate compressed size estimate. I tried to find an option for it in WinRAR ...
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How to find a file with the “/” in the filename?

I've created a RAR, but by a mistake its filename consisted of "/". The command looks like this: rar m -m0 Promo-CD-R/ Promo-CD-R/ The RAR archiver output first line was: Creating archive Promo-CD-...
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Batch decompress encrypted rar files with unar

I'm on macOS and I downloaded unar to decompress encrypted rar files. It works fine for individual files but I can't get it to work with a wildcard for multiple files. I have a list of rar files ...
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winrar 5.40 x86 acting oddly by showing multiple copies of same file

this is a weird, odd problem I'm facing using winrar 5.40 x86 (on Windows 7 x64). when opening any zip files or tar or tar.gz files inside show multiple copies with upto 8 copies of each single file, ...
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Extract Zip or Rar files using the terminal on MAC OS X

I have just started to work on a Mac terminal for a school work. My question is: which command do I have to write to extract files of a .zip or .rar file by using the terminal only? Is it the same ...
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Download and extract archive without archive save

1. Briefly I don't find, how I can automatically quick extract zip or/and rar archives after loading for Windows 10. It would be nice any gratis solution. Firefox solution is preferable. 2. Settings ...
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compressing rar\zip avoid file getting corrupted? [closed]

Which good rar\zip compression setting or method to avoid file getting corrupted? store- not compressing anything, just put files together. best- compressing as small as can, it may chance file ...
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Web browser displays the RAR files instead of downloading them

Firefox displays the RAR files (it actually shows the binary data on screen) instead of downloading them. How do I stop this? Is this a browser problem or server problem? Chrome works. So it seems to ...
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Unable to open RAR file using WinZip program

I have .rar file downloaded and when i try to open using the winzip program in my local laptop, it throws an alert "Can not open the "xxx.rar file. It appears to be Invalid archive". But if i rename ...
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Extracting a very large file (400GB+) from a .rar archive without the computer freezing

I've have a very large file (433GB) in a splitted .rar file. While extracting it the WinRAR program always freezes, and it's a very long process prone to errors or last-minute failures. Do you have ...
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Unzip mutiple files in multiple sub folders

I have a bunch of zipped files (.rar , .zip) spread out in multiple sub folders but all in the same base folder (F:\1). I was wondering if there was a way to unzip each file while still retaining its ...
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Open rar. file with Opener app

Trying to use opener app "Rar". Says it is 1-click. Rather, it toggles between Save to Folder and Zip/Unzip archive. Do not understand any of this, was looking for actual 1-click. Do I need a ...
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Machine readable list of files in rar archive

I need a way to get a parsable list of all files in a .rar archive without extracting them, in bash or python. What I've tried: rar l *.rar 7z l -slt *.rar I've also looked at patool in python, but ...
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Un-rar-ring a 34GB and 88GB file

We have received two RAR files, one that is 34GB, another that is 88GB, that we need to extract. We have tried extracting them on Windows using 7-zip twice on two different computers and they have ...
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How to transfer WinRAR key to Linux

Situation: I have bought WinRAR license some time ago and have rarreg.key file. I would like to continue using RAR program on Linux licensed with my key. Question: Is it possible to transfer ...
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Is it possible to make somehow multi volume RAR archives by reading data from named pipe or standard input?

I usually RAR my files into 200MB parts on my VPS, and free space is always scarce. Would be nice to make the multi volume part1.rar, part2.rar etc. archives from a named pipe, which could be fed even ...
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Batch converting .rar to .7z - path variable?

I found someone who had written a very nice batch script to convert .zip to .7z, and im attempting to make it convert .rar to 7z. I am able to get the script to work but I cannot figure out where the "...
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How to open .rar file in fedora 23

I am using fedora 23 64 bit. I have downloaded some .rar files. After googling I have found solutions suggesting that using unrar they can be opened. But I am unable to install unrar. I have tried ...
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Is there a way to silently extract a self extracting multipart rar files via commandline?

I have a multipart self extracting rar file; setup.sfx.part1.exe setup.sfx.part2.rar setup.sfx.part3.rar Now when I try to extract it by starting the exe via commandline I get a nice screen where ...
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Infection with virus just by extracting an archive (zip/rar/iso)?

is my Computer compromised with a Virus, when extracting an archive like zip/rar/iso with WinRAR, which contains an (Virus-)downloader.exe even when i didn't start the executable? and the Anti Virus ...
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How can I extract an RAR whose file names are non-Unicode in Linux?

I have an RAR archive whose file names are in GB2312 rather than Unicode. So after I extracted it, there were many "invalid encoding" warnings. It's said that the official utilities can handle the ...
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Extract multipart rar, deleting parts as they are extracted

I have a multipart rar of 80GB unpacked. I have 5GB of free space, and every part of the rar archive is 2GB. What I'm looking for is to extract one part, delete it, extract the next, and so on, as 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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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: file....
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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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Using Winrar's rar.exe with commandline interface to archive sub folders

I was hoping someone might be able to answer this. I've seen similar questions, but none specific to my question. Using rar.exe in a batch file under Windows 8.1 PRO I want to archive a set of sub ...
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Compress File to .RAR through Task Scheduler

I have this batch code to compress a csv file into a .rar file: call "c:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe" a -ep1 C:\path\file.rar C:\path\file.csv Manually running the program creates the .rar file ...
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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 files ...