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Bug: files without extension not extracted

  • Environment:
    Powerarchiver 10.20.05
    Windows Vista Ultimate 32-Bit

    Files without an extension, such as are common in Unix-style tar.gz files, are not automatically extracted by Powerarchiver.
    They have to be manually extracted.

  • conexware

    what format of archive?

  • GZipped Tarball (.tar.gz)

    I’ve tried a couple, and in all cases “extract” (extract all) skipped the files without extension.

    I first noticed it in a few of the MinGW packages (, then also in other tarballs.

  • I tried this by creating a .tar.gz file containing multiple text files (just one file with no extension) - worked fine

    So I went to sourceforge (your link) and tried with
    wget-1.9.1.tar.gz - also worked fine.

    Both cases I double click the .tar.gz file (to open in PA) then click on Extract Toolbar Button (extract all is checked by default) - [Modern Toolbar].
    Are you doing different procedure?

    Note: I have PA 10.20.rc1 (10.20.08).

  • Tried the same package, same problem.
    Then did an uninstall and reinstall of PA (wiping also all settings)… seems to have fixed it.
    Cancel this report. If I run into it again, I’ll repost here.

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