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)
PA 21.00.18 running on Windows 7 64 bit.
I made a big .PA file and thought I’d check it was made correctly with Menu / Actions / Test.
a) PA always issues a UAC prompt to do this!
b) PA always says there are many errors in PA files.
Problem creating .cab [in 9.20.07]
This may not be related to the other .cab problems with 9.20.06, but I had this problem with that version too. Is there a size limit on cab files? Otherwise I have no idea. I’ve tried using the .rar converter, which completed without error…except that there was no .cab file present when it finished. So I manually extracted the files, then just tried making a .cab with them the usual way (selecting the folder)…again, it goes through the motions but there’s no file present at the end. The total size of the folder is ~2.7 gig uncompressed.
the probem might be ralated to the cab you have or the files your using what are they can u plaese give more details. no poaint telling us if we can not check it out in case its machine specific
2 GB is the maximum size for CAB files, so yes, there is an limit there. Try using 7zip for best compression.
Alright, the 2GB ceiling is what was killing me there, my bad. :D
Small recommendation from this, is there a way to insert a warning about the size? It seems silly to allow PA to go thru ~2 hours of compression only to poop out at the end and leave you with no error message, no .cab file, and no clue in general.
Unfortunatly I dont think we can - cab compression is always done via cabinet.dll which is supplied by MS and its development has stopped long, long time ago.