How to Open a RAR File

If you have downloaded a file with a”.rar” extension (my full biab collection)

How to Open a RAR File

This is a RAR compressed file. How to see the content?

The easiest method to open a RAR file is to install a program like WinZip or WinRAR.
Both of these software applications will allow you to open a RAR file.
The default choice is WinRAR by the developers of the .rar file format, it’s not free, but you can use it for a period of 40 days (trial) without paying.

Rar is not free. 40 days trial period

In the alternative, you’ll want to use the free and open source 7-Zip application instead.

After clicking on the RAR file, your preferred software application will open and expose the contents of the RAR file automatically.

 

Mac Users.

The Unarchiver is the app you need to open RAR on Mac. It’s times more powerful than the native macOS utility and supports infinitely more archive formats.  The Mac App “The UnArchiver” is free, works instantly, easily, and without issue.
https://theunarchiver.com/

Developers Sites

WinRAR

http://winrar.en.softonic.com/download

7-Zip

http://7-zip.org/

Open a rar file for free with 7-zip

How to open the free 7-zip file

  • Downloaded 7-Zip from their web site ed install it on you computer.
  • You can right-click on any  .RAR file and easily choose to extract the files from the menu.

Extract a 7-zip file

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Some problem with your download?

Read the PDF (or save it)

Content
1. How to download
2. Big Size Files (as mp3s collection)
3. Problem : SmartScreen blocks my download

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How To Open RAR Files
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HOW TO DOWNLOAD A COMPRESSED FILE PDF “How to Download a File” Full Tutorial

Problem: SmartScreen blocks my download

SmartScreen” filter, introduced by Microsoft, is present in Internet Explorer 8 (IE8), IE9 and IE10 versions. It was developed to provide better security to IE users.

Microsoft has implemented the same mechanism in its latest OS, Windows 8 and later.

If you try to run a downloaded program or compressed file from Internet, it checks the file and if it finds an unrecognized app, it blocks the program and shows a message on screen.

Problem Smart Screen

If you click on OK button, the program execution is terminated.

Windows_SmartScreen_Warning

SmartScreen filter shows the same warning message for almost all 3rd party programs which are downloaded from Internet.

If the file is safe, as our, you can click on More info link, given in the message and it’ll provide 2 buttons: Run anyway and Don’t run“.

Windows_SmartScreen_Warning_Details

You can click on “Run anyway” button to launch the program.

…More on this PDF “How to Download a File” Full Tutorial

HOW TO DOWNLOAD A COMPRESSED FILE Content:

  1. How to download (problems with the compressed files download)
  2. Big Size Files (as many mp3s in the same folder )
  3. Windows blocks my download: The SmartScreen Filter

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