Detect wrong extension
I have requested this before but thiought as it is not in the forum any more to reinstat it.
I would like pa to beable to scan header of a file and basically inform me that the entension is incorrect say i rename a .zip to a .rar i would like pa to inform me that this file is actually a zip file and someone has renamed the entension. this would be great help and i know it can be done as one company does the same on image files. irfanview can do this why can pa not?
RJWaring last edited by
Good idea! cant see why the fantastic team in ConeXware can’t create a prescan of a file header before extract or opening.
I second the vote for it. A few times i have come across file’s that accidently had their extensions renamed and i had to guess them to open.
By-Tor last edited by
Yes, this would be a very useful option.
well some people use different extensions even for zip files so they work with there programs
something people dont know is that when powerarchiver was free yes when it was known as a differnt name it had this feature so why not reinstate it please