How do I open files with an RAR extension?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by JSF, Oct 31, 2006.

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  1. JSF

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    I sometimes download 'zipped' files which have an RAR extension. Do I need to download something to be able to open it safely? Where would I find the download?
    I am not sure if this is the proper place for this thread but I saw a post on winzip here so am taking a chance that it is where to post it.
     
  2. Eldar

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    Hi JSF,
    You should be able to open that archive with WinRar. :)
     
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    Imo 7zip is the way. Handles RARs, it's FREE & can compress using the overall best compression mode (7zip).
    It's what I use exclusively. :D
     
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  6. JSF

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    Wow you guys are quick - thanks for the response. Tomorrow when I pluck up courage to download an unknown (for me) application I will try one of the suggestions. Thanks.
     
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