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Can't open .rar files - installer Name param is missing

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by mobilequeen, Feb 21, 2012.

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  1. mobilequeen

    mobilequeen Thread Starter

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    Hey everybody!
    I'm having a problem trying to open and extract files from a .rar file.

    When I click on it I get a pop-up message that says, "Installer Name param is missing" whatever the heck that means.

    Anybody out there have a solution to my problem? I really would like to open those files!!

    Thanks in advance for any help!

    Kathy :confused:
     
  2. flavallee

    flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor

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    Download and install and use the evaluation version of RarSoft WinRAR 4.11 to extract it.

    Where did you get that .rar file from, and what does it contain?

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  3. mobilequeen

    mobilequeen Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    That worked great! I got the file from a friend through Mediafire.com.
    It contained some videos. Why do you ask?
    Kathy :)
     
  4. flavallee

    flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor

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    I had a reason for asking, but you can disregard that now.

    WinRAR has resolved your issue, so you can click the "Mark Solved" button in the upper left of the webpage.

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