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share|improve this answer edited Sep 22 '11 at 8:14 answered Sep 22 '11 at 8:07 Rory Alsop 2,7801125 I don't want to decompress the file (it is password protected), Edited by systemX, 14 February 2008 - 03:53 PM. 0 Advertisements #11 hfcg Posted 14 February 2008 - 03:59 PM hfcg The hippie freak computer geek Member 2,496 posts I looke I this the way to do it? IF not, then you can try that.

share|improve this answer answered Dec 31 '13 at 16:44 PhilFCS 411 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign We will not help with this issue. 0 #14 wannabe1 Posted 14 February 2008 - 04:06 PM wannabe1 Tech Staff Technician 16,645 posts Those downloads EXE files...not in rar format. There's definitely something on the other systems I'm trying (a windows/security update, or something.. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

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I deleted and downloaded again. As far as I know I only have Symantec Antivirus and Win Defender on my Win 7 workstation. Boss sends a birthday message. How to reply?

I did work with PurpleWine a bit. GET STARTED Join & Write a Comment Already a member? Get the answer darkbreeze a c 294 $ Windows 7 January 28, 2015 11:11:24 PM I don't why you think the file name has anything to do with it being 32 AV isn't even running. 0 LVL 1 Overall: Level 1 Message Author Comment by:FADVMSAdmin2009-11-19 Comment Utility Permalink(# a25865918) @PurpleWine: I might take you up on that offer.

Also, if someone extracts the EXE for me and throws it up on the web, I cannot even download the EXE itself. 7zip I use McAfee and know how to make those exceptions there. That should disable most applications/services that may be doing a heuristic scan of the file on access. 0 LVL 1 Overall: Level 1 Message Author Comment by:FADVMSAdmin2009-11-20 Comment Utility Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute.

HOWEVER, my antivirus program says Superscan is a Security risk. 0 LVL 62 Overall: Level 62 Windows XP 25 Windows 7 15 Windows Server 2003 5 Message Active today Expert and where did you get comodo as a rar?their free firewall downloads as an exe from http://www.personalf...d_firewall.html there 0 #5 wannabe1 Posted 14 February 2008 - 03:23 PM wannabe1 Tech Staff Ridiculous error message as the directory I'm downloading it to just let me save *other* files to it. *sigh* At any rate I tried downloading his file from my Win 2003 This one, however, I cannot seem to resolve!

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It will still contain the executable parts of the file, but 7-Zip seems perfectly happy to ignore it. –Dracs Sep 22 '11 at 10:07 7-zip will open and recognize Ask ! Winzip im not using any illegal OS, im just trying to figure out why i cant unpack an exe from a rar/zip package, thats all 0 Page 1 of 2 1 2 Winrar You might also simply try downloading it again or use windows update to obtain the file.

http://housecall.trendmicro.com/ 0 LVL 38 Overall: Level 38 Windows Server 2003 33 Windows XP 11 Windows 7 5 Message Expert Comment by:ChiefIT2009-11-20 Comment Utility Permalink(# a25872482) I have always advocated going If you stick with one AV product and post an EE article asking how to configure it to work with your domain, then you will probably figure out the keys to Viola! On my Win 2003 server I'm using for testing, ESC is in fact disabled.

After a moment of thinking I remembered that on Windows 2003 Server there is a default security setting that will simply not extract the .exe file. While reading this thread an alternative solution occurred to me. haha. 0 LVL 38 Overall: Level 38 Windows Server 2003 33 Windows XP 11 Windows 7 5 Message Expert Comment by:ChiefIT2009-11-20 Comment Utility Permalink(# a25870508) That is good news: Some Some compressed files that are in .exe format won't even allow unpacking and you have to simply click and run the package which should have it's own unpacking mechanism anyhow.

It's still 0 bytes in size, but it's no longer reported as an issue as coming from another computer/resource. Files are visible on a card reader on my laptop. Opening exe in 7zip shows it password protected.

wannabe1 0 #3 systemX Posted 14 February 2008 - 02:50 PM systemX New Member Topic Starter Member 7 posts just trying to extract an exe file from a rar file..

Flat out "denied access" as if I'm not an administrator. I have finally resolved this issue!!! Maybe because I didn't install Office with Service Pack 1 yet? My systems know what this file is and is preventing access to it completely. 0 LVL 5 Overall: Level 5 Windows XP 2 Message Expert Comment by:danengle2009-11-20 Comment Utility Permalink(#

On the new XP machine I built, the issue was replicated immediately upon installing Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition. Symmetric group action on Young Tableaux Safety - Improve braking power in wet conditions Will I get the same result if I use 18-55mm lens at 55mm (full zoom) and 55-200mm It's just v4 having the issue. He put the exe itself on a website.

Click the Apply button located in the bottom right of the zip file properties window after you have clicked the Unblock button. Both are x86 architectures.