PA 2017 issues with ACE format (not extracting and not opening file in default app)
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I registered because I have some issues with PA 2017 and the ACE format. One of the reason I bought PA 2017 is because it supports ACE. I have a lot of old files in this format.
My first issue is that I can’t extract files from an ACE archive. PA can open the archive so I can see the files inside. However, when I extract the files, PA does not ask for a password, it just makes a folder where the extracted files are supposed to be but when I check the folder, it is empty. My issue is why is it not asking for the password.
My second issue is that inside the PA window, when I double click on a file in the archive, it does not open the file with the default program. When I double click a video file or document, for example, I expect that it would be played in the default program. This does not happen when I click on my files. Again this is in the ACE format.
Any help would be appreciated.
Is this only in encrypted ACE files or all ACE files?
Would you be able to send us a sample file so that we may take a look?
You may upload it somewhere and send us a link at support at conexware dot com and we’ll take a look at it immediately.
@winter I think this might be the issue with 32bit dlls and x64 PA… we can fix it, thanks for letting us know.
winter last edited by winter
@mili, this is for encrypted ACE format. I haven’t tried it for the unencrypted ACE (correct me if I’m wrong but I was under the impression that the ACE format means its encrypted).
I have made an example ACE file for you to try.
ACE is old format that was popular in early 2000’s, very similar to RAR I guess… it stopped being updated some 10 years or so ago… archives can be encrypted or not.