File explorer cant extract multiple rar files


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Exactly what the title says. If I have 10 rar files in my download folder,
I highlight them all then click extract all and it only extracts the first rar file but not the rest.
Why? I have Winrar Pro latest installed if that makes a difference.
I used to be able to do it in prior versions. Seems to be a recent issue at least for me.

My windows version at least using my system settings update section heres what Im running..

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Version 21H2 (OS Build 22000.1165)
 

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It's much the same with .zip or .7z compressed files, a process has to be accomplished with each in creating a folder to put the uncompressed files in. The 'rule' since back in days of DOS, a drive/partition or folder cannot contain 2 or more files or folders of the exact same name, complicates things. When the first in a list of files has been done the process has ended, has to be restarted with the next, then the next, etc.
 

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Exactly what the title says. If I have 10 rar files in my download folder,
I highlight them all then click extract all and it only extracts the first rar file but not the rest.
Why? I have Winrar Pro latest installed if that makes a difference.
I used to be able to do it in prior versions. Seems to be a recent issue at least for me.

My windows version at least using my system settings update section heres what Im running..

Windows 11 Pro
Version 21H2 (OS Build 22000.1165)



IF, you were able to do it in previous versions... it might be some hidden WinRAR setting or preference or option.
Go though the WinRAR settings with a fine tooth comb. It may be in there.

I don't think you could do it in previous versions though. If it didn't extract one at a time, things could get really messy, really fast.
 

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Yes I used to be able to highlight, right click, extract all and it would extract all. Yes I know it seem like it could be messy in that folder, but the type
of folders I am extracting its ok, thats what i want to happen. Thanks I am going through Winrars settings now. Ill let you know if I find it.
 

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Yes I used to be able to highlight, right click, extract all and it would extract all. Yes I know it seem like it could be messy in that folder, but the type
of folders I am extracting its ok, thats what i want to happen. Thanks I am going through Winrars settings now. Ill let you know if I find it.



Good luck.
I bet you'll find something in there.

Even if you don't, you can probably email WinRAR and get a free Tshirt that says: I'm the one person that paid for WinRAR. :-)
 

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Good luck.
I bet you'll find something in there.

Even if you don't, you can probably email WinRAR and get a free Tshirt that says: I'm the one person that paid for WinRAR. :-)
I have morals. Seriously. But not that many morals..lolol
 

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