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Windows 7: winrar right click menu issue

17 Apr 2009   #1
michaelg04

windows 7
 
 
winrar right click menu issue

i notice that through every version since 7000, i have to select the option twice, from the right click menu. the first time does nothing. then i right click again, select extract, and it works. very strange, 3 different machines i've tested, winrar 3.80


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17 Apr 2009   #2
LanceMoreland

Windows 7
 
 

Visit 7-Zip

The program does everything that winrar or winzip can do and it is free and open source and runs great on Win 7.

Lance
www.lancemoreland.com
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17 Apr 2009   #3
michaelg04

windows 7
 
 

i've used that before, but there was something i didn't like about it, don't remember what, oh well i guess i can use it again until i remember LOL

thanks
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17 Apr 2009   #4
michaelg04

windows 7
 
 

now i remember, it doesn't work with all multi rar archives, the first set i tried to extract, said it was corrupt, yet winrar had no probs with it
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17 Apr 2009   #5
LanceMoreland

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by michaelg04 View Post
now i remember, it doesn't work with all multi rar archives, the first set i tried to extract, said it was corrupt, yet winrar had no probs with it
I opened a multi rar iso a few days ago with 7-zip that had 22 parts with no problem. Sorry it did not work for you.

Lance
www.lancemoreland.com
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17 Apr 2009   #6
johngalt

 

I have never had any problem with WinRAR extracting on the first try - and I RAR everything on my own unless a third party only has access to .ZIP extractors.

Have you tried uninstalling it and then reinstalling it? Also, if it was an incompatibility with the OS art any given time and you keep upgrading, you're pretty much assuring that the incompatibility carries forward. In other discussions throughout the forum, the *recommended* testing path for Win7 is to perform clean installs every time....
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20 Apr 2009   #7
michaelg04

windows 7
 
 

happens on 3 win7 machines, running 7068. and it's only the context menu that gives the problem
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20 Apr 2009   #8
Anthony

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

I had this happening, i have just done a fresh 7077 64bit install and right click exe choose troubleshoot compatibility, go through the wizard, everything ok up till now!!
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