This appears to be happening again with the Power Archiver 2022 shell extensions.
When I have Use Explorer Shell Extensions enabled in Power Archiver Configuration and right-click on c:\Users\username\Start Menu, (hidden Junction file), File Explorer crashes.
I have version 21.00.15 (03/2022) 64-bit installed in Windows 10 Version 21H2 (Build 19044.1826).
The online update feature within the program suggests there is a later version than the ‘.17’ available on the web site. But clicking either download or update just reinstalls version .17.
Either there isn’t an update OR
the “download” and 'update" links should be repaired.
When you click on the Buy Now link, you come across four tabs - Home or Work, Enterprise Unlimited, Educational Discount, & Gift Discount.
What is the difference between a licence purchased via Gift Discount and a Home/Work licence?
Also, how can I renew the PowerArchiver Select plan a year after the purchase? Will it remind me automatically?
I’m running PA 21.00.17 64-bit on a 64-bit i7 desktop with W10 Pro, latest version. This 32gb of installed RAM.
As I use the PA pbs system for a number of scheduled archiving operations throughout the day, PA Starter is set to load and run at system startup.
In the course of trying to identify some causes of slowness and bottlenecks in other processes, I notice that PA Starter (PAS) always runs at between 11% and 15% of CPU (see screenshot), usually at about 12-13%. This is by far the highest demanding process on the system, as shown by Task Manager. In Performance Monitor, PAS Average CPU is 8.32, with every other process at less that 1 i.e. in decimal places only.
Task Manager also shows PAS Power Usage as “Very High”, and is the only process shown thus.
I have looked again at the information about PAS at https://wiki.powerarchiver.com/en:help:details:powerarchiver_starter, which was last modified in 2016. The article states a low memory usage for PAS of 784k, which is fair enough, but it is the large CPU overhead which is of concern.
It is of course possible to change the PAS priority, but this has no effect on CPU overhead.
However, is it possible to change PAS, which is required only at intervals to initiate PA scheduled tasks, from consuming so much system resource for every moment of the day?
I’m experiencing very slow extraction speed of multipart RAR files. For the first part the extraction is super fast but when PA reaches the part2.rar the extraction from there on gets super slow. PA needed for a 6,3 GB multipart archive 30 minutes to extract. I tested then with another program and it just took 70 seconds. I had this slow extraction speed with PA for quite a long time and I always thought that is maybe because of a high compression rate that the extraction would take longer. But it seems that only PA gets that slow.
I have lots of multipart archives that are 10+ GB and with PA it would be really time consuming. Is there any solution to this?
Hi. The “Move” Action seems to be Not Working when used in the Tool – Batch Archive.
Using the Options – Configuration – Compression Profiles ---- I created a Profile with the Action of Move. Also set were Zip, and Method Deflate.
When I use the Tool - Batch Archive – It appears to me that the Action Move does not Move the compressed files (basically add to zip, and delete the added file from original location on the same disk). Zip file(s) are created and look ok.
Typically I on the Batch Archive process – I have selected options to use a Profile with the Move Action.File’s Current Folder Group files from same folder into same archive Add subfolders to separate archives
My PowerArchiver version is 21.00.17 .
Can you reproduce ? – Or do you need additional details or information?
i just registered my own copy and i need some help to set it…
if i set the ‘configuration>shell extension>open folder after extracting’ checkbox, after decompress an archive is opened the file manager on that folder but… if somebody is using a different file manager how to open XYplorer or Directory Opus for example and NOT the MS file manager?
consider this as a feature request also if not available within the 2022 version
I am looking for a way to stop the UAC elevation prompt when running Powerarchiver. In an old post about PA 2019, someone asked this and got a response to uncheck “all users” at the prompt but I am not seeing where one can do this. It definitely seems like the way to go though as if I click on “More Details” at the prompt I see that it is trying to run “_pautil.exe /paassociate /allusers /my(long binary string)”. Can you let me know? Thanks.
PS I tried renaming _pautil.exe and this worked, but I don’t know what the consequence of doing this may be so I would like to do this properly, thanks.
Just a question is Ashampoo zip pro 4 built by Powerrachiver as it is very similar and uses the pae encryption.
Here is the email…
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Could you assist me with this?
Can I use my current licenses with MacOS?
If not, can I transfer a license to MacOS?
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There would be many of us with Intel Processors.
and they have their own optimized zlib algorithm, which can result in more efficiency if used combined with their hardware processor.
Can we get the same Functionality Under Hardware Acceleration Feature?
Zlib is not the only feature that intel has included with their processor, there’s many, which if combined can result in efficient and better compression ratios.
With PowerArchiver context menu enabled, it is crashing Windows 10 File Explorer when right-clicking on the Default User junction in C:\Users. Had 2021 installed, updated to today’s 2022, still getting same crash. Must have Hidden files and folders set to Show, and Hide protected operating system files cleared in File Explorer Options|View.
Windows 10 Enterprise Version 21H2 (OS Build 19044.1708) (64-bit)
PowerArchiver 2022 Version: 21.00.15 (03/2022) 64-bit
PowerArchiver Toolbox Edition Personal English
Disabling PowerArchiver context menu using Autoruns: on the Explorer tab, uncheck PowerArchiver64 under HKLM\Software\Classes\Folders\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandlers and the crash does not happen.
FTP - suggestion and question
Silly question and a suggestion.
I have never used your FTP before.
I am not having much luck now. And, unless I am misreading the help file, it doesn’t give me the guidance I need,.
I keep running a PBS with an FTP setting, and it keeps copying the file into the root FTP directory.
I tried – I thought – every possible combination of language for the destination directory and the default directory.
Suppose the base directory is called “root”?
What’s the proper syntax for the subdirectory?
And do I enter the same info for both destination and default folder?
I am sure there is a permutation I missed. But after 45 minutes . . .
The password in the FTP window is visible. I would prefer it were it invisible.
base folder is folder that you enter when you first login to the ftp… what did you try entering there?
I think we need “browse” button which logins to the ftp and offers you easy to use folder selection :-).
Unfortunately, that doesn’t work either. Maybe there is something odd about my server.
Let me explore that.
tell us what is your root folder and what is your desired folder, i will write you what destination folder entry should be…
root folder is the one you start with when you login to the ftp.
Turns out I had to leave the default folder blank.
But that’s what it took to get to this server.
I like your idea for a browse button.
I also would urge that the password be made invisible on the FTP page.
And while I have you. (1) I gather the correct PB version number will show up tomorrow. Correct? (2) Neither PAOP nor the Star Drivers (Virtual Disk) show up in my list within PB. Have I done something incorrectly?
- Correct PB version number?
- Virtual Drive needs to be downloaded - go to the Burner, click on Virtual Drive and it will download and install. Once they are installed, you will have it on your Patchbeam list.
- PAOP is not updated via Patchbeam yet. We will add it once new major PAOP version comes out towards end of the year.
PAOP – 2.03, which is latest I could find.
Sorry. I thought PAOP showed up in 2010 with PB. And I thought you all had talked about PB being updated when PA 2011 appeared.
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PAOP – 2.03, which is latest I could find.
Yes, that’s it.
Sorry. I thought PAOP showed up in 2010 with PB.
No, it didn’t.
And I thought you all had talked about PB being updated when PA 2011 appeared.
Yes, but PA2011 has now appeared - the RC has the latest Patchbeam currently available.
I would totally also like to request that the FTP password not be in plain text on the FTP tab. It’s stared on the profile page but in plain view when connecting or on the tab. Has this been changed in a newer version coming?
it will be done before Final for sure… we have to wait for this a bit.