1. bradley4534
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    When trying to extract files from RAR archive, I come across error message stating, “Unexpected end of archive”. What’s wrong? How to extract them?
     
  2. Tomato Hentai

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    It means the archive hasn't downloaded fully. Go and redownload it.
     
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    Or it's a multi-file archive, and you don't have all of the parts.
     
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    I forgot multi-part archives were a thing.
     
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    Use 7zip. Problem solved.
     
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    No, problem not solved.
     
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    Won't fix the problem if it's a corrupted or incomplete file. >>
     
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    I talk from personal experience, where winrar (ironically) failed to extract some .rar archive, but 7zip did without problem.
     
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    I've had that experience, too. Doesn't change my previous comment. :P
     
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    I dunno how that works since they both use the RAR CLI program. Also, I believe 7zip still lacks RAR5 compatibility.
     
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    7-Zip has included support for RAR5 for nearly a year now.
     
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    There are few reasons for gettingunexpected end of archive RARerror; you usually encounter this error when you start a downloading process and after downloading few GBs (gigabytes) or MBs (megabytes), it stops and displays a message as download complete.

    Given below are the steps which might help you in recovering some files from your corrupted RAR archive:

    · Download RAR Fix Toolbox software and install the software to your computer desktop/laptop

    https://www.fixtoolbox.com/rarfix.html


    · Launch the repair application and stick to the procedure

    · Hit the “Browse” button to choose the RAR file which is to be repaired

    · Initialize the repair process by clicking on “Repair” button

    · The program starts the repair process

    · Monitor the repair process via progress bar

    · After finishing the repair process, the tool displays all the files and folders from the RAR file

    · Click on “Next” button

    · Finally, save the repaired files to your desired destination location by making use of “Save” option’
     
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    It'd just be better to re-download the RAR since you'd be missing parts of the files if it just kinda stopped downloading.
     
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    Looks at Title.....Looks at Post....OH SHIT, AN ERROR! It just means that the archive is corrupted, or incomplete (Already mentioned); So, redownload said archive. Problem solved!