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winrar problem

acercam

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I download a lot of stuff in winrar format but i get a lot of files that are corrupted. Is there a free program i can download to repair these files. ? Any help would be much appreciated.
regards acercam.
 

Messa

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#2
I know its obvious, but make sure your Winrar is the latest version as anything compressed with a newer version than yours will result in a corrupt archive error.

Messa
 

techquest

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Not that I'm aware of so I guess its just go for a new download.

One other thing though. I had a similar problem using IE7 so I thought what would happen if I used firefox. Answer no problem. Not sure anyone really knows. So try the downloading them with firefox and see if they turn out ok.
 

MH

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#4
I use powerarchiver it opens everything
 

acercam

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Thanks for the responses guys,i've come across something called rar repair, so i think i might give that a go.
regards acercam
 
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#7
it could be that it isnt actually a rar file. Lots of virii are hidden this way. Have a go reparing it and see what happens.