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PowerArchiver 2020 - tabbing, opening, extracting, adding, testing, favorite folders, support for multiple languages, opening via Finder, explorer mode, installer.
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Upcoming: Tools such as archive converter, batch zip, multi-extract.
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For some reason, the PowerArchiver functions in the Windows 11 context menu no longer work after the last Windows Update. Only the functions in the classic context menu function as they should.
I’ve tried uninstalling PowerArchiver and using RevoUninstaller to remove all bits and pieces that were left behind and did a clean install of PowerArchiver, it didn’t fix the issue. Other items in the Windows 11 context menu work.
W10 Pro 22H2 - 64 -bit
PA 22.00.06 (PA 2023)
It has been the case with previous versions of PowerArchiver, but I had hoped that the latest might behave differently. Not so, I’m afraid.
I have, for various obscure reasons, created a few .pa archives, mainly in the hope that they will save me some more space. From time to time, I use the “Test” option to check that important archives are OK and uncorrupted.
With every .pa archive I’ve tested, the process runs through OK but then reports that there are errors. This is always the number of files in the archive e.g. if 11 files, then 11 errors reported.
In the .pa, I can:-preview the files (usually PDF) extract some or all files and look at or use them convert the .pa to a .zip or .zipx archive, which then works fine and tests without errors
Is it the case that the Test routine isn’t designed for .pa archives, or is there another reason? Although the .pa seems to function properly, despite the test reporting errors, I would like to be sure that every .pa is OK and not “broken”.
Some of the .pas are quite old and produced with earlier PA versions (they are truly “archives”). If I extract all the files in the old .pa, create a new, fresh .pa and add back the files to that, then test the new, no errors (at least in the .pa I’ve tried this on) are reported. This would suggest a mismatch between old .pas and newer versions of PA itself.
I installed powarc-macos20001.dmg and I am attempting to create a password protected zip file. When I create the zip in the UI it doesn’t write the file to the destination folder. No error message is displayed. The PA app has full folder permission. I’m new to Mac, but have been running PA on Windows for a long time.
Will there be a new version of the Mac version soon?
Hi! I came across an issue when I tried to uninstall PowerArch 2013. I got an error “The specified account already exists” which broke the process. I got the same error when I tried to install the current version, without uninstalling the previous one.
So I can’t uninstall and I can’t install PowerArchiver. Any suggestions? OS Windows 8.1 x64.
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?
A few years ago I purchased PowerArchiver. I recently installed Windows 8 and just downloaded the latest copy. I tried to use my registration code and it was not accepted. Will I have to buy again to use the current version?
If the answer is yes, will older versions run on Windows 8?
You need to login to your account and check there, if you are home user, you have free update under Free Updates, just click on resend codes.
I did all that and when I enter the new code I get this:
Click on Offline tab in that window and you can enter your codes… thats Online tab right now… it is same registration window, you will see it top left.
That doesn’t work either. Is my “Registration Name” my email address I use to log on to the website or the name I used when I first bought the program (I’ve tried both) or what?
Registration Name you got in your license email, next to registration code. Both are in the email you got when you clicked on Resend Codes next to PA 2013.
That’s what I’m using, so I just sent an email to Support at ConeX showing them the jumbled email I got and asking what to do now.
I couldn’t post the message here because it contains my name, email address and the registration number.
Your support ticket should have been replied. Let us know if it worked for you
It hasn’t arrived yet
I have your account email address and will contact you there directly
I have replied to your email. Somebody from ConeX sent me a password change message. I don’t need a new password.
I just got an email with this in it
Ticket ID: 33840
Subject: Re: ConeXware/PowerArchiver Account Password
It also included another new password. Please stop changing my password. I didn’t need a new password and now it has been changed twice.
Finally. That one seems to have worked. The message itself was the same jumble as the first one but the registration code was different and I think it worked.
p.s. We never got the email your forwarded - i later on found it in spam box. It was garbled because of your Eudora not supporting unicode email text. It is only email client that was widely used and not supporting the unicode. I know because i used it before as well :-).