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how do i extract files?? #177602 28/05/07 03:08 PM
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im new to mirc. when im trying to use the files i download with .rar extensions, how do i extract them and make them usable?

Re: how do i extract files?? [Re: rdolan] #177607 28/05/07 04:02 PM
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Re: how do i extract files?? [Re: rdolan] #177610 28/05/07 04:28 PM
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You need to use a file archiving program to extract a RAR file. WinRAR and WinZip are two popular programs that both support RAR files.

As RusselB mentioned, mIRC isn't designed to be a filesharing program - nor is the IRC protocol in general. What mIRC is good at is chatting. But if you just want to share files you'll be much better off using a dedicated filesharing program/protocol.


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Re: how do i extract files?? [Re: rdolan] #177611 28/05/07 05:16 PM
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WinRAR Website...

http://www.rarlab.com/

Re: how do i extract files?? [Re: rdolan] #177642 29/05/07 02:32 AM
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And, for future reference, anytime you have a file with an extension that you don't know, just go to Google and search for it like this:

.rar file extension
.zip file extension
.ace file extension
.mpg file extension
.avi file extension
.ogg file extension
etc.


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Re: how do i extract files?? [Re: rdolan] #177672 29/05/07 03:43 PM
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Re: how do i extract files?? [Re: CtrlAltDel] #177721 29/05/07 11:42 PM
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I considered linking to a site, but decided that it's easier for someone to remember how to use Google, if told, than to remember a site. And people often don't bookmark a site even if you tell them that it's useful. smile


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Re: how do i extract files?? [Re: Riamus2] #177956 03/06/07 02:42 PM
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it's been my experience that most of them won't go where you send them in the first place .. but I keep trying grin


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