Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: WinRAR Slow in 7?

01 Jul 2009   #1
messjess

Windows 7 x64
 
 
WinRAR Slow in 7?

Anybody else noticed WinRAR is very slow to open up in windows 7 x64? I had been using it for a while on Vista x64 but switched over to 7zip, which is very fast.

How's it running for you? I know i hated the icon for 7zip so i used IconPackager to switch the icon to look like it's WinRAR


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
01 Jul 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
winrar

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by messjess View Post
Anybody else noticed WinRAR is very slow to open up in windows 7 x64? I had been using it for a while on Vista x64 but switched over to 7zip, which is very fast.

How's it running for you? I know i hated the icon for 7zip so i used IconPackager to switch the icon to look like it's WinRAR
Runs fine. what version of winrar are you using?
Ken
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2009   #3
messjess

Windows 7 x64
 
 

WinRAR Crystal 2008.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

01 Jul 2009   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
winrar

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by messjess View Post
WinRAR Crystal 2008.
I have no experience with winrar crystal, but winrar is at 3.9b1, and runs fine.

Ken
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2009   #5
messjess

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
I have no experience with winrar crystal, but winrar is at 3.9b1, and runs fine.

Ken
Cool ill try it out right now.

If it's any better ill send some rep.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2009   #6
messjess

Windows 7 x64
 
 

AWESOME.

Installed 3.9b4, then Crystal Theme, and it's so fast. You should try out that theme it looks 10 times better then the default one.

Ive always preferred WinRAR to 7zip just because of the GUI (that's the proper term right? haha).
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2009   #7
copernicus

7264x64/7260x86
 
 

I haven't opened winrar in nearly 8 years.

Just stick to the context menus.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 WinRAR Slow in 7?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Why WinRAR 32 bit has a lower compression than WinRAR 64 bit ???
Why WinRAR 32 bit has a lower compression than WinRAR 64 bit with exactly the same settings (format WinRAR not WinRAR 5)?
Software
WinRar help
when i right click on a folder to make it a rar file, i find some other language is displayed for winrar. i'm confused what to do??????????:confused:
Software
WinRAR Help
I have a multiple part RAR file and I'm not really sure how to open it. This is by far the stupidest compression method I've ever seen
Software
Winrar 3.91 available
Winrar has been updated to 3.91 Version 3.91 source
Software
Winrar
Hello, I was using winrar on win 7 but now I removed it and I can still access zipped Folder via "windows explorer" which is cool is it enough ? or do I need to reinstall winrar? Because now I can access the files without winrar so no need to unzip them anymore. Thanks
Software


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:38.
Twitter Facebook Google+