- If you try to extract a file and get the WinRAR cannot extract the file, that’s mostly a software problem.
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RAR files, as well as ZIP files are a great way to compress important data and save them. You can even encrypt them, password protect them and, most importantly, they save you a lot of space on your drive.
However, it’s frustrating to have important files and not being able to extract them just because you get the WinRAR cannot execute file error. This issue can be caused by a file corruption problem or even WinRAR itself.