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How to Create Password Protected RAR Archives with Two Options?

WinRAR is a helpful tool allows you to create and handle archive files. It is completely supports rar and zip and makes smaller archives than the competition, saving disk space and transmission costs.
Today, we will metion how to create a password for RAR archives and the way to remove Winrar password when forgot. Create Password Protection for RAR ArchivesIn our daily work, creating password protected RAR archives to against WinRAR files from others viewing is in great request. Usually, there are two proven techniques to create password protected RAR archives.
Option one: You can open the password-protected RAR archive and view the individual files name, but you need to know the password to extract the all files.
Option two: You can't open the password-protected RAR archive and can't even view the individual files name without the password.
Below we will show you how to create these two types of password-protected rar archives.
Step 1: Open Winrar and click on Wizard.
Step 2: On the Wizard Choose ths opration window, select Create a new archive and then click Next.
Step 3: There will pop-up a window, just select the files to be added to the archive and click OK.
Step 4: Here please input an archive name to create and clike Next button.
Step 5: Now you can click Set Password button.
Step 6: Create Password Protected RAR Archives with Two Options
For Option one: Creating Password Protected RAR Archives has two ways, please follow the steps below.
1. The set password will be in asterisks, so you cannot see it, hence you will need enter the password that you want to set twice for confirmation. Then press OK. After that you will return to the Wizard Archive option window and just click Click Finish. Your password protected rar archive will be created in your Desktop.
2. The set password can be seen. For this please click Show password and enter the password you want to set only once. Then press OK. After that you will return to the Wizard Archive option window and just click Finish. Your password protected rar archive will be created in your Desktop.
For Option two: Creating Password Protected RAR Archives by click Encrypt file names after you input the password twice.
Step 7: Open the Password Protected RAR Archives with Two Options
For Option one: The Password Protected RAR Archives can be openned. It will show an asterisk just beside the files indicating that it will need the password to extract the files.
For Option two: The Password Protected RAR Archives cann't be openned. It will need the password even to open the archive.
Well, though password protection is a good way for prventing data or privacy let-out, we often met with the trouble that we can not access the file without correct password. At that time, it is better for you to have a Winrar password remover in hand. RAR Password Unlocker is taken as the powerful and credible tool to do RAR password recovery with ease.

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How to extract rar file?

Try next one manually solution in WinRAR:
<Open the file in WinRAR (download from internet if you don't have one).
<Press your right mouse-button.
<Click on "Repair archive", or press Alt+R.
<Click on Browse button and select a folder where you want to keep the repaired archive.
<There will be two options ("Treat the corrupt archive as RAR" and "Treat the corrupt archive as ZIP").
<Select any one of your choice (or see which one will work) and click on OK button.
<Go to the folder where you have kept the repaired archive and open it (Repaired archive will be named as rebuilt.*.rar or rebuilt.*.zip, where * is the name of original archive).

If the guide above isn't effective for your damaged .rar file, then...
http://tonyshorten.hubpages.com/question/233108/how-to-apply-winrar-repair-for-multi-part-archives - thread where is discussed the same issue with .rar file
http://www.filerepairforum.com/forum/archives/archives-aa/winrar/1490-rar-archive-error-message-in-header - open community for any experienced users
https://www.repairtoolbox.com/rarrepair.html RAR Repair Toolbox - gives you the guarantee of fast and quality restoration, but of course it costs money

May 27, 2015 | RARLAB WinRAR

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How to view corrupted rar?

RAR is the native format of WinRAR archiver. WinRAR tool is not only used to create RAR file but also used to repair corrupted RAR file or fix corruption from them. Whenever WinRAR fails to extract data from RAR archive, it means the archive is invalid or corrupted. You can repair the corrupted RAR archive by using the built-in repair feature of WinRAR application. All the required steps are shown below:
Solution #1
1) Open your WinRAR application.
2) Click on File tab and then click on Open archive. Or simply press Ctrl+O.
3) A new small window "Find archive" will be appeared.
4) Now locate your corrupt RAR file from the system directory and then click on Open.
5) Click on Tools tab and then click on Repair archive. Or simply press Ctrl+R.
6) Again a new small window "Repairing FileName.rar" will be appeared.
7) Now Browse the location where you want to save the new repaired archive.
8) The box "Treat the corrupt archive as RAR" is checked by default. But if it is not, then do check it.
9) Click on OK. The repairing process of selected archive will be started.
10) Once it is successfully completed click on Close.
Solution #2
RAR Viewer Tool - http://www.rar.viewertool.com/

May 06, 2015 | RARLAB WinRAR

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i am not getting the solution.rar file. can anyone help me.... its urgent. please send me solution.rar file in my mail id My id : its.sunilgupta@gmail.com

I am unable to locate any safe link to this. It appears on many sites, but most are P2P or untrusted sites which I will not post here for obvious reasons.

Please utilise your own search engine to locate this yourself.


Jan 15, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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i want to convert zip files to rar

other way is open the zip in winrar and go to tools -> Convert Archive u will get options to convert them to any format including 7zip , rar , iso, iso2


Feb 29, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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