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Old 02-19-2007, 05:45 PM   #16
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I don't Know. It had a WinRar logo on it and it said that it was a WinRar Archive. Maybe I just have incredibly smart computer
 
Old 02-19-2007, 06:08 PM   #17
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I don't Know. It had a WinRar logo on it and it said that it was a WinRar Archive. Maybe I just have incredibly smart computer

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Old 02-19-2007, 07:50 PM   #18
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Curiousity lingers: How do you decompress an .iso file---why wouldn't the program complain about wrong file type or something?
Just run WinRAR and tell it where to extract to and it will, but what for i don't know.
 
Old 02-19-2007, 11:05 PM   #19
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@ pixellany,

WinRAR does allow you to open and browse an ISO file (which is one of the reasons why I prefer WinRAR over WinZIP, that is when I used to use Windows).

So I can see how he probably managed to burn the CD ROM by extracting the files out of the ISO.


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Old 02-20-2007, 04:20 AM   #20
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you can decompress an iso file easily. just click on it and if it(.iso) is associated with Winrar, WinRar will open it up. I just tried this with a Mandrake, sorry Mandriva iso and sure enough WinRAR did open it up
 
Old 02-20-2007, 09:51 AM   #21
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So the problem was caused by using Windows tools....

Does Winrar really decompress--or just extract from .iso?
 
Old 02-20-2007, 05:11 PM   #22
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I think is only extracts it, as i have extracted an ISO and the extracted folder was the same size as the ISO file.
 
  


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