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Winrar can't extract files

By PhilipBrien2 ·
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I have a rar file that gives an error message that there are no files to extract.

The file is several hundred megabytes large and I can see the files in the winrar application.

Can I repair the rar?

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Rar Recovery

by WilliamChap In reply to Winrar can't extract file ...

You can try:
Recovery Toolbox for RAR, this program suggests solution for errors:
The archive is either in unknown format or damaged
CRC check failure
Unexpected end of file

For more: https://winrarrepair.recoverytoolbox.com/

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Try another program

by JohnAlmighty In reply to Winrar can't extract file ...

You can or try another another software to open the file. Try 7z.

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Winrar can't extract files

by dansmith1615 In reply to Winrar can't extract file ...

Here's how you extract files from WinRAR when WinRAR gives you an error saying no files to extract - https://youtu.be/l6JvCOAHx8U

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Try the newer version.

by Marthusfin In reply to Winrar can't extract file ...

Uninstall the older version and download the new version, and try again.

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If broken files

by surya kumar In reply to Winrar can't extract file ...

Right click on the RAR files and from the list, click on the extract files option.
A window will appear showing where a folder can be selected and where it may be saved.
Choose the check box which gives the option ‘Open Broken file’.
Click OK at the bottom of the window.
A warning will pop up but it should be disregarded at this point.
Once this procedure is carried out, it will be possible to see files that were able to be extracted by WinRAR. or else try those recovery tools.

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