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WinRaR extraction Problem

Discussion in 'All other topics' started by dgraham77, Oct 15, 2004.

  1. dgraham77

    dgraham77 Guest

    I have a program thats been compressed with WinRaR that doesn't want to extract. The error message that I get is "Total Path and file name length must not exceed 260 characters"

    I have tried renaming the *.rar files themselves to shorten the name down but....heres the problem.....the original rar file that I just finished renaming is shown in the compressed rar file thus its as tho there was no renaming that took place. My question is two fold.

    Firstly, is there a way to rename what is showing up in a zipped file.

    and second if theres no way to rename something thats within a zipped file is there a program that will allow me to extract these files??

    Any input would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank You.

  2. chowdher

    chowdher Member

    Oct 17, 2004
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    I get that all the time. I checked "do not extract pathnames" on the advanced tab of the 'extract to' window. It will decompress everything into the desitnation path you choose.


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