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WinRAR SFX Commands

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Oh, related to this thread:

I made a request for the WinRAR developers to add shortcut commandline switch to create quick launch icons and I already got a responce thanking for the suggestion.. So maybe in a future version it might be possible. Who knows!

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use the arrow to hide your commands like this:

;The comment below contains SFX script commands

Path=WinRAR
SavePath
Setup=uninstall.exe /setup
Presetup=uninstall.exe /clean
Overwrite=1

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I want to use an SFX to create a file to install my rarreg.key to my Winrar folder thru' RunOnceEx. I can make the archive and do the syntax for the RunOnceEx ok - but I have 2 quick questions: when specifying the absolute path in the SFX settings can I use %systemdrive%\Program Files\WinRar (which will make the uA CD more versatile) or does it have to be X:\Program Files\WinRar ?? Also because there's a gap in Program Files does it all have to be enc in quotes?

Have used the winrar help file util but there's no mention of %systemdrive% usage. T.I.A.

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dlf

u dont need to do any of that.

all u need to do is to unpack the winrarsetup.exe

u place the rarreg.key into the unpacked folder

repack it using this comment.

;The comment below contains SFX script commands

Path=WinRAR

SavePath

Setup=uninstall.exe /setup

Presetup=uninstall.exe /clean

Overwrite=1

Delete=*.lng

Delete=rarlng.dll

Delete=rarext.dll

Delete=register.frm

Delete=rar_site.txt

Delete=register.txt

Delete=order.txt

Delete=Dos.sfx

Delete=os2.sfx

Delete=Formats\ace.fmt

Delete=Formats\arj.fmt

Delete=Formats\cab.fmt

Delete=Formats\gz.fmt

Delete=Formats\lzh.fmt

Delete=Formats\tar.fmt

Delete=Formats\uue.fmt

Delete=Formats\bz2.fmt

Delete=Formats\iso.fmt

Delete=Formats\unacev2.dll

Delete=Formats\7z.fmt

Delete=Formats\7za.dll

Delete=Formats\z.fmt

Title=WinRAR v3.41 Corporate Edition

Text

{

  This is a REAL Corporate version.

<html>

  <body bgcolor="#ececec">

  <style>

  body {

    color: #000000;

    background-color: #ffffff;

    font-family: "MS Sans Serif";

    font-size: 12;

    scrollbar-3dlight-color:#f0f0f0;

    scrollbar-arrow-color:#f0f0f0;

    scrollbar-darkshadow-color:#909090;

    scrollbar-face-color:#909090;

    scrollbar-highlight-color:#f0f0f0;

    scrollbar-shadow-color:#f0f0f0

  }

  em {color: navy;  font-style: normal}

  </style>

     <b>WinRAR is a powerful archiver</b>. It

  provides complete support of <em><b>RAR</b></em> and

  <em><b>ZIP</b></em> files, unpacks <em>7Z</em>, <em>ACE</em>,

  <em>ARJ</em>, <em>BZ2</em>, <em>CAB</em>, <em>GZ</em>,

  <em>ISO</em>, <em>JAR</em>, <em>LZH</em>, <em>TAR</em>,

  <em>UUE</em>, <em>Z</em>. Among WinRAR features are strong compression,

  volumes, encryption, self-extracting modules, backup

  facilities.<br><br>

     <b>WinRAR is shareware</b>. Anyone may use

  it during a test period of 40 days. Following this test

  period or less, if you wish to continue to use WinRAR,

  you must register.<br><br>

     <b>There are no additional license fees</b>, apart from

  the cost of registration, associated with the creation

  and distribution of RAR archives or self-extracting

  archives. Legally registered owners may use their copies

  of WinRAR to produce and distribute those archives free of

  any additional RAR royalties.<br><br>

     <b>WinRAR archiver is distributed as is</b>.

No warranty of any kind is expressed or implied. You use at your

own risk. Neither the author nor the agents of the author will be

liable for data loss, damages, loss of profits or any other kind

of loss while using or misusing this software.

  </body>

  </html>

}

done. that is what most of us with keys do

use WinrarSetup.exe /S

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Seems a lot of work, Asta, unpacking and then repacking for the sake of a 1kb text file! (It would work tho s'pose).

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How do I put an image into the comments section of an SFX archive, even change the Extract button? I know it was done before, example shown in attachment.

What other program do I might need to use where adding images and changing buttons can be optional since I couldn't find this in WinRAR? Thanks so far.

$/PX

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use the arrow to hide your commands like this:

;The comment below contains SFX script commands

Path=WinRAR
SavePath
Setup=uninstall.exe /setup
Presetup=uninstall.exe /clean
Overwrite=1

Could you tell us the Ascii Code plz ?

I checked the Ascii Table, but didnt find the "arrow".

strange: Its not displayed correctly in the CodeTag of board@msfn, but copy&paste into winrar is working.

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ooo boy, been a while since the last post. still for those looking for the answer to that question:

put on a line of its own ascii code 0x1A which is the SUB (Substitute) control character.

Edit:

About being able to use /s with winrar sfx, actualy you can't its passed along to the uninstall.exe file

that said, simply change Setup=uninstall.exe /setup to Setup=uninstall.exe /setup /s

voila no more popup for the configuration options and if you add Silent=1

you've got a totaly silent installer. :P .

use winrar to export your settings.reg and add Setup=regedit.exe /s settings.reg

and there you go a registered (assuming you archived rarreg.key) configured installation of winrar. ;)

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Hello

i have create a sfx like this ...

;Kommentaren nedenfor indeholder SFX kommandoer

Path=C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Temp\

SavePath

Setup=Setup.exe --mode=Silent --deploymentFile="C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Temp\install.xml"

Silent=1

Overwrite=1

is there anyway to use start /wait on setup or on the sfx file. because if i use start/wait repack.exe it just wait until it was unpack and not to the setup.exe is finish

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I need some explaination on that:

;Kommentaren nedenfor indeholder SFX kommandoer

Path=C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Temp\
SavePath
Setup=Setup.exe --mode=Silent --deploymentFile="C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Temp\install.xml"
Silent=1
Overwrite=1

What are you trying to do with this comments?

To extract the setup temporarly you just need to set "Temp Mode".

The SFX extracts itself to TEMP, closes, setup is started from TEMP.

What about "repack,exe" - I don`t understand that, what is it good for?

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Any way to add a notification windows that the switchless has been finished?

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How do I put an image into the comments section of an SFX archive, even change the Extract button? I know it was done before, example shown in attachment.

What other program do I might need to use where adding images and changing buttons can be optional since I couldn't find this in WinRAR? Thanks so far.

$/PX

The same question

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Hello

I'm new on this website

And I liked this issue, and I was looking for a temporary long-

I'm not good at much English

So I have one question only you write it of end Iodhali

I have a file Winrar I've downloaded from the site and featured in this edition it again Mkirkp by file rarreg. .. So But surprisingly it's the same file Winrar your original company how they were to do that ...?)))

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Hello, need help with SFX options.

I have created 2 SFX (.exe) files. One extracts its contents to: C:\Documents and Settings\%Username%\My Documents\My Games

while the other one extracts its contents to: C:\Documents and Settings\%Username%\Local Settings\Application Data

I could use a .bat file to extract each, but I was hoping there is some way in which I could add both .exe files to a WinRAR self-extracting file so that all I have to do is run the one final .exe and both get extracted. Is there any way to actually do this with WinRAR?

The files are for the game Darksiders for PC because the game opens with a resolution that is not compatible with my TV when used as my monitor.

All I've been able to do is to get one of them to run. Under Setup is there anyway to add a Start /wait command.

So that it looks like:

Setup=Darksiders1.exe start/wait, Darksider2.exe

Having this type of a command would definitely help a lot of people like myself out.

Is there anyway I can accomplish this with winrar with out having to add a .bat file.. Like Setup=Darksiders.bat

Batch file:

echo off

.\Darksiders1.exe start \wait

.\Darksiders2.exe

exit

Thanks for Any Help.

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