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Changed file and folder names within a compressed .zip email attachment received from Outlook

The issue is likely caused by the filenames in the zip file being stored in a character encoding that doesn't match the default encoding used by your Windows setup. In WinRAR, under "Options->...
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Changed file and folder names within a compressed .zip email attachment received from Outlook

pmqs thank you for the information but altering the Name encoding setting of WinRAR from the default to the available Greek option altered the file/folder names but they remained incomprehensible. ...
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How can I extract .rar files on the Mac?

tar is built into macOS and supports most archive formats, including rar. It's bsdtar using libarchive. In Terminal, type: tar -xf archive.rar If you want it verbose: tar -xvf archive.rar More ...
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What happens if during RAR compression the laptop runs out of battery?

after a few hours (I just didn't expect the battery to go down so fast). File compression is a very CPU-intensive task – exactly the kind of thing that is battery-intensive as well. A good part of ...
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Handbrake: Is it useful to use Fast 480p30 for 480 mkv videos, or can I stick with Fast 1080p30?

If you compare the profiles, there’s one decisive difference: Fast 1080p30 uses a Constant Rate Factor (CRF) of 22 while Fast 480p30 uses a CRF of 20, which results in higher quality but also larger ...
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