Download this ZIP file: http://dslstats.me.uk/files/dslstats32W-6.5.zip
Everything in the ZIP file is in a directory “dslstats32W-6.5”.
However when I extract using right click “Extract Here” the name of the directory created is “2W-6.5” !
I am running PA 22.00.09 on Windows 11. I have seen the same happen with some other kinds of archive too.
If I compress a folder to a .pa using right click, Compress to folder.pa and use the new Windows 11 menu then the Options, Configuration, Miscellaneous, Use normal relative path setting is always enabled.
But I like this option disabled so I have to use the old style menu in order to get PA to compress a folder in the way I wish.
Just tried using the Modern (Windows 10) Icon set and seeing a few missing icons in both PowerArchiver Burner and PowerArchiver Encryption screens . They are all there in the Minimalistik icon set and the only difference I can see is the former is blue and the latter grey. In version 22.00.9
there were some security issues fixed in 7zip:
As it seems, that PowerArchiver and PACL use the 7zip libraries, could you please update them to the latest version?
I noticed that the version of ZPAQ used is older than the latest released 7.15 https://mattmahoney.net/dc/zpaq.html also there seems to be a newer fork that adds several features https://github.com/fcorbelli/zpaqfranz
It would be useful to implement this latest version (it also maintains the same syntax and behavior as the latest official release if used the -715 flag) and add when opening a zpaq file a choice of the version of the files to show (e.g. as dummy folders represented the various versions present). Since any previous changes are stored with this format, it is possible to extract a snapshot of a certain date/version.
If I open a password-protected zipper file (created with WinRAR but I think that’s irrelevant), open it with PowerArchiver and run “Remove Encryption” on the same file, then reopen it and add a password with “Encrypt Archive,” the resulting archive will be protected with the old ZipCrypto algorithm and not AES as indicated.
(this can be verified, for example, by trying to open the archive files with Windows Explorer, which does not support the AES algorithm)
PA 21.00.18 running on Windows 7 64 bit.
I made a big .PA file and thought I’d check it was made correctly with Menu / Actions / Test.
a) PA always issues a UAC prompt to do this!
b) PA always says there are many errors in PA files.
Progress Beyond 100% Compressing 7z
I recently switched to PowerArchiver from 7-Zip and so far I’m thrilled. However I’ve encountering odd behavior creating 7z archives with 9.51. I’m compressing a 4.37GB DVD image using ultra compression, solid archive, no spanning. The ‘current’ and ‘total’ progress meters both continue to 255%, then restart from 0% again. If I let the process run, eventually it completes successfully. However, if I click ‘cancel’ instead, PowerArchive hangs with the message “Cancelling, please wait…”
I’m just wondering if this is an issue with PowerArchiver or a problem on my end. Or am I just getting 2.55 times the compression for my money? ;)
… However, if I click ‘cancel’ instead, PowerArchive hangs with the message “Cancelling, please wait…”
This is a “known behaviour”, it is not a problem with your setup. Basically, the 7zip engine used by PA still progresses through the file list before stopping the compression task.
Regarding the progress bars - I have never seen this. Then again I don’t do compression of those capacities, so that doesn’t mean much more than “I don’t know”.
Maybe others have seen it?
It actually completes the current file before canceling, thus saving your 7zip file from being corrupted.
There will be another update to the 7zip engine this month, maybe that will solve 255% problem, although I did not encounter it myself (and my compressed files are usually around half gig).