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Posted: 10/13/2006 at 12:50am | IP Logged Quote Kepli

One of the problem people often get when installing jar-files, is that the extention .jar is associated with WinRar and/or WinZip as a possible archive. The jar-file is then treated as an archive, instead of a Java installation file.

update: This problem can also be found with WinAce ...

When you start a Jar-file and WinRar/WinZip is opened, do the following (see first screenshot for WinRar and second for WinZip):

WinRar
1. Start WinRar from your programs menu
2. Go to Options --> Settings
3. Open tab Integration
4. The checkbox next to JAR must be unchecked (see screenshot)
5. Close WinRar after pressing Ok
6. Double click the jar-file again. It should now be handled by the Java environment. It may be necessary to restart your PC first to make this work right.




WinZip
1. Start WinZip from your programs menu
2. Go to Options --> Configuration
3. Open tab System and press the Associations button
4. A list of associations appears. The checkbox next to JAR must be unchecked (not seen in screenshot)
5. Close WinZip after pressing Ok
6. Double click the jar-file again. It should now be handled by the Java environment. It may be necessary to restart your PC first to make this work right.



Your versions of WinRar and WinZip may look slightly different than the ones I used for the explanation. If you are not able to find this in your version, let us know ...

Edited by Kepli on 11/04/2006 at 1:09am


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Posted: 10/13/2006 at 3:47am | IP Logged Quote gtech_1

Nicely done and Thanks for posting this Kep.

I think it will go a long way toward helping our new users.

GTech

P.S. The dialogs look so pretty with the drop shadow.

Edited by gtech_1 on 10/13/2006 at 3:47am


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Posted: 10/13/2006 at 3:58am | IP Logged Quote Kepli



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Posted: 11/03/2006 at 11:34pm | IP Logged Quote Nhoj

Thanks! It was WinAce, and yup, it had .jar associated with it.
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Posted: 11/04/2006 at 1:08am | IP Logged Quote Kepli

Ah yes ... WinAce is another archiver. Glad you were able to resolve the problem Nhoj

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Posted: 04/18/2007 at 10:24pm | IP Logged Quote berova

I'm at a loss at how to fix this problem. I can't find Winzip or Winrar on my programs menu. When I "click" on a zipped file (say from my list of Downloads), I get a window like this:



I'd appreciate any suggestions on what I should do. Thanks in advance!
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Posted: 04/18/2007 at 10:37pm | IP Logged Quote heruca

Based on the folder icon in the adrress bar, it seems you are examining the
zip's contents without actually unzipping it. Try right-clicking on the folder
instead and selecting "Extract" from the contextual menu that appears.

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Posted: 04/18/2007 at 10:38pm | IP Logged Quote heruca

Doh! Or just click on "Extract All Files", as shown in your screenshot, under
Folder Tasks.

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Posted: 04/18/2007 at 10:50pm | IP Logged Quote berova

Umm... actually I'm not having any trouble extracting the zipped files. My problem is I don't know how to re-associate JAR files back to the java environment.
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Posted: 04/18/2007 at 11:29pm | IP Logged Quote Kepli

here are the steps Berova:
1. Right-Click a JAR file
2. Choose "Open with" en then "Choose Program"
3. Find "Java(TM) ...", select it and activate the checkbox at the bottom that asks you if you like to always use this program to open JAR files.

Here is a sample of the screen (sorry, in Dutch    )


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