Winrar issues :S

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Hellow, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. Hellow
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    Hellow GBAtemp Regular

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    hey guys so i tried extracting a rar file it was tiny it was only like 60kb but its an .exe that i need, when i extract it, i goto look for it in the folder i extracted it to and its not there. So i think huh musnt of extracted properly so i tried again but this time i get a message saying would you like to overwrite the existing file or copy and replace, yadda yadda yadda..... so im a little confused why is the file that i extracted in the folder but i cant see it. ive tried turning off hidden files and folders to see if it was there but nope. my antivirus hasnt deleted because it was a virus. im using winrar to extract it and im on windows 7 any help?
     
  2. JinTrigger

    JinTrigger Asentrix Studios

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    Have you tried to extract it to a different location or tried a different program to extract it (are there any other programs that can extract .rar in the 1st place)
     
  3. Joe88

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    press F5 to refresh in whatever folder you extracted it too
     
  4. GreatWisdom

    GreatWisdom Advanced Member

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    you can try opening up the .rar file and dragging the file onto you desktop
     
  5. Cermage

    Cermage GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    some antiviruses don't even show notifications when a potentially dangerous exe pops up, they just delete them off the bat.
     
  6. I2aven's_Sag

    I2aven's_Sag GBATemp Otaku

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    Yeah, like Cermage, this has happened to me before. If you're worried, just turn off your internet (and your AV) while you do the extraction. A lot of times when the 60kb rar file is something along the lines of say, a keygen, AV will just go and delete them without warning.