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Windows 7: Unable to drag drop to ZIP and RAR

23 Jul 2010   #11

Win7 Home Premium x64, Linux Mint 14

Hi All - an update of sorts.

Contacted WinRAR - my thanks to them for their prompt response - settings they gave for the registry were exactly as I have them.

Also did a Win7 repair, thanks to Brink for this tutorial - better than a fresh install.

Installed WinZIP and 7z to try and isolate whether it was WinRAR specific - it's not.

Unfortunately the problem still remains - drag and drop to a compressed file via explorer just a no go. So can only think it is explorer blocking this somewhere in x64.

Can use the normal WinRAR, etc menus to compress and they work fine.

Have dropped a note to Microsoft but not expecting a reply - who knows though. Will keep the forum informed if anything materialises.

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25 Jul 2010   #12

Win7 Home Premium x64, Linux Mint 14

Hi All

An update for the record and in case anyone else has this problem. Deleted v3.90 of WinRAR and went back to an older 32bit v3.42. Suddenly hey presto - everything started working as normal.

Thanks to those that tried to help.
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