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Windows 7: unable to see the archive icon

09 Jun 2012   #1
eamace27

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unable to see the archive icon

i'm having a problem with my windows 7. when i'm downloading a rar file the icon of the archive isn't there. when i''d click the open with the archive can't be seen there....

so please answer my question... what will i download to see the archive icon and i can now download anything and extract anything... pls help


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09 Jun 2012   #2
Arc

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Welcome aboard, eamace27.
Uninstall winrar and install it again. it may solve the issue.
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09 Jun 2012   #3
kado897

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You can also use 7-zip to extract rar archives. 7-Zip
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09 Jun 2012   #4
eamace27

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
You can also use 7-zip to extract rar archives. 7-Zip

tnx bro... i think 7-zip does the job....
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10 Jun 2012   #5
kado897

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You are welcome eamace27.
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