Win 11 64 bit
I have some archives which have been encrypted, using the encrypt option either in pbs or when interactively creating a zip. When I open these, and look at files, I am asked for passwords, which I know, and then can view items or decrypt the files in the archive (tools>decrypt files).
However, when I use the Actions>Remove Archive Encryption (whether using the same zip or asking to write another), the routine shows progress bar to the end, but then just hangs i.e. “OK” never activates. All process information shows this stalled/hanging.
What can I do to sort this out?
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)
Optimize docx/oo2 doesnt work on x64?
This feature is still not working for me.
Dell XPS 720
Vista 64 Bit
It’s enabled (I selected the option as part of the context menu) yet it will not work on either .doc or .docx files. It simply does not show up in the right click menu for any file format mentioned above or any other format.
What am I doing wrong here?
I should mention that I am using Powerarchiver Professional 11.01.02
moved to another thread, thanks for the info, we will check it out…
Still not working in 11.01.03 :(
Please try with this release:
and let us know if it works.
Good news and a question
I can confirm that this is now working for docx files (The option shows up and compression does take place).
Files open with no problems.
Was this feature supposed to work with .doc files too (office 2003 and before) or just the newer docx format? Right now it does not show up when you right click on a .doc file.
I do not have/use openoffice 2 so I do not know if it works with that.
it only works with office 2007 and open office files - those are all zip archives, PA re-compresses them using stronger compression.
One more question regarding this issue :D
The process that powerarchiver goes through when it optimizes the file is displayed in a window and it scrolls very quickly. Once the operation is completed, a message box pops up and once you click on “Ok” PA closes down.
Is there a way for me to see what the process in that window is? PA closes instantly and there is no way to go back to view this.
it is just converter interface