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Old 04-18-08, 03:16 PM
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file extension .rar

what program needed to open a file with the extension .rar?--whats rar? Thanks.
Old 04-18-08, 03:24 PM
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a three letter search on google would net you a lot of info.

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&ct=re...agmJEXDokWtKCw
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WinRAR

Google it. You can find a free download of it somewhere.
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cool thanks.
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I prefer using the free, open-source program 7-zip for unpacking .rar files:

http://www.7-zip.org/

It can unpack pretty near any archive file format you can find on the web.

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Another vote for 7-zip; it has great versatility and I like the no-nonsense look and feel.
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If you need to create .RAR files, then the only choice is WinRAR

If you just need extract files from .RAR files, many archivers can do that, including 7-Zip, PeaZip, RarZilla, Zipeg...
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I use IZarc but 7-zip is just as good.

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