Setting Windows Explorer Context Menu

Q

Setting Windows Explorer Context Menu

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A

1. Run WinRAR and select menu Options > Settings. The "Settings" dialog box shows up.
2. Click the "Integration" tab and the "Context menu items" button. The "Context menu items" dialog box shows up.
3. Make sure that the following options are checked:
* Extract files...
* Extract here
* Extract to <folder>
* Add to archive...
* Add to <archive name>
* ...

4. Click the OK button to close the "Context menu items" dialog box and click the OK button again to close the "Settings" dialog box.
5. Exit WinRAR.
6. Run Start > Accessories > Windows Explorer.
7. Locate a directory name that you want to compress into a RAR file.
8. Right mouse click on the directory name. The context menu shows up. You should see a number WinRAR menu items in the menu list.
9. Select the "Add to <folder>.rar" menu item. The selected directory will be compressed into a RAR file. The new RAR file will be located in the current directory.
10. Delete the compressed directory and keep the RAR file.
11. Locate the newly created RAR file and right mouse click on the RAR file name.
12. Select the "Extract here" menu item. The compressed directory will be extract out of the RAR file.

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