Can't create RAR archives

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AlanHK
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Can't create RAR archives

Post by AlanHK » Mon 29 Jul, 2019 03:06

I'm running Far 2 on WinXP.

Recently something it did triggered an antivirus program and far.exe was "quarantined".
When I realised that I whitelisted it in the antivirus and reinstalled Far, same version, the last Far2 release.

Most settings seem as before, but now I find I cannot create RAR archives using shift-F1 as previously.
It only offers 7z, zip, and Other: bzip2, etc,; not including RAR.
I still have rar.exe in my path.
How do I reenable making RAR archives?

I use this all the time to make .cbr files, for one thing, can't shift to 7z.
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Can't create RAR archives

Post by 2useven10 » Mon 29 Jul, 2019 12:59

Nothing changed since 2013 -- viewtopic.php?f=36&t=8191
You still can use Multiarc, just exclude .rar files from Arclite processed extensions.
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AlanHK
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Can't create RAR archives

Post by AlanHK » Tue 30 Jul, 2019 13:02

Yeah, I realised later I'd had a similar problem 6 years ago.

As Rust Cohle said, Time is like a flat circle.

So I had to (re)install MultiArc and disable Arclite -- did Far delete MultiArc when I reinstalled it? It wasn't in the Far plugin folder in any case as I'm pretty sure it was previously.
Last edited by AlanHK on Tue 30 Jul, 2019 13:03, edited 1 time in total.

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