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ankur rathi
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How to open RAR file?

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David O'Meara
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on windows? use winrar.
Svend Rost
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ankur rathi
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I can't download exe files. Can I get winrar (or any other software that opens rar files) in zip format from somewhere?

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David O'Meara
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That depends, do you own a computer?

Sorry, I'm just being a trouble-maker. My point is that at some point there will be a minimum set of requirements for getting this to work, and I believe downloading an exe is probably that limit. Maybe do a search for a Java library that can do it for you?

I tend to avoid downloading software from anywhere except the 'official' site or somewhere like Tucows. Not 100% safe but I've been OK so far. If winrar ships as an exe I wouldn't trust it from another site, so I wouldn't go looking for a zipped version.

And a zipped version of winrar strikes me as kind of wacky.
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Originally posted by David O'Meara:
And a zipped version of winrar strikes me as kind of wacky.


Definitely. They should distribute it as a RAR!


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