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    Winrar x64


    Hi

    I am running Windows 8 Pro x64 and have problems regarding installation of Winrar x64 version 4.20 and 4.11.
    Well the problem is that it wont start the installation at all. Nothing happens when i double-click to install
    the app and event viewer isnt recording the event at all. Anyone got an idea how to solve this problem?

    Thnx

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    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 2,975
    Windows 10 x64


    If all fails:

    Survival bare hands install method:
    If install fails try to extract the installer with another tool (an older Winrar, a 7-Zip or other archiver that can extract it).
    Then put the extracted files in Program Files in Winrar folder and it should work. Then create shortcuts for Winrar.exe and all is set.
    Don't worry, this is what the installer normally does but now you are the installer.

    Then assign shell entries from Winrar itself. (for right click menu's and archive icons)

    Click image for larger version

    Maybe there are other workarounds, but this one works.

    By the way, welcome to the forums!

    Cheers
    Hopachi
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  3. #3


    Solo.
    Posts : 2,159
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit


    Another thought. The installer might probably corrupted? In my experience so far Win 8 seems has no problem with it.
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    Thnx for the help guys Hopachis solution worked
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