gamecube isos

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Sep 3, 2007

gamecube isos by wiimii at 1:03 PM (1,378 Views / 0 Likes) 10 replies

  1. wiimii
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    hi

    I have a few gamecube isos, in rared files , but when i extract the .rar file (expecting an .iso of the game) it extracts another .rar file .

    So i then try to extract this .rar and i get an error saying no archives found.....WTF ?

    It does this with all the .rar files i have ( metroid prime , metroid prime 2 , and resident evil zero)

    Am i doing something wrong. With other games , ive always extracted the .rar and being given an image file , so im puzzled really wtf, how do i get the image?
     
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    You're sure your not just getting a .iso file that you are trying to extract with winrar but should actually burn as an iso?
     
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    yeh, winrar ascociates with .iso so it can make it look like a .rar file ...uncheck 'hide file extensons' in the folder option of windows, to see the extension
     
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    hide file extensons. is already unchecked. the file has the 3 books stacked on top of each other ( winrar file) the file name is metroid prime 2 .iso but its a rar file (wierd).

    I tried renaming it to just metroid prime 2 and then tried extracting it but still the same error,
     
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    as strange as it seems i burnt the rar to disk and it works.......

    but why is it not an iso image file ,

    the weird thing is my pc cant read the disk when i put it in but it can usually read whats on a gamecube game disk ,

    ohh well thanks anyway , at least it works
     
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    it is an .iso you said it yourself

    if you don't want winrar to 'asociate' with .iso uncheck it in the winrar options page (ascociations tab)


    and yeh i know i probably can't spell 'asociate' [​IMG]
     
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    ORLY ?

    Maybe because that's not a rar but an iso, you said it yourself...
     
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    Yeah, for whatever reason WinRAR associates ISO files. It will extract them, but obviously ISO files are not for that purpose.
     
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    well if this is the case why wouldnt win rar recognise my other wii and gamecube isos as winrar files , its only these particular few that have done this , i think its something to do with the way the person compressed the iso .
     
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    BUT IT CAN HAS BOOKS STACKED ON TOPS OF EACH OTHERS SO IT IZ WINRARS YEAH? I CAN HAS CHEEZEBURGER NOWS>????//

    LOL IM IN UR COMPUTRZ MAKIN SCIENCES
     
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    [​IMG]
     

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