Downloading and Installing WinRAR 3.42

This section provides a tutorial example on how to download and install WinRAR 3.42.

1. Set your Web browser to http://www.rarlab.com/ home page.

2. Download an evaluation copy of WinRAR, wrar342.exe. The file size is about 1.1 MB.

3. Run wrar342.exe. It will guide you to finish the installation. Make sure to install it in c:\local\winrar directory.

4. Go to Start > Programs > WinRAR > WinRAR. The "Please register" dialog box shows up.

5. Click the "Close" button to return to normal WinRAR window.

If you see the current file directory tree shows up in WinRAR window, you know your installation is done correctly. The WinRAR window looks like this:
WinRAR Main Window

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to Microsoft Windows

 Introduction to Windows Explorer

 Introduction to Internet Explorer

 "Paint" Program and Computer Graphics

 GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program

 JPEG Image File Format Quality and Size

 GIF Image File Format and Transparent Background

 "WinZip" - ZIP File Compression Tool

"WinRAR" - RAR and ZIP File Compression Tool

 What Is WinRAR?

Downloading and Installing WinRAR 3.42

 Adding Files to a New RAR File

 Extracting All Files from a RAR File

 Setting Passwords in RAR Files

 Creating Multi-Volume RAR Files

 Setting Windows Explorer Context Menu

 Compressing Files with ZIP Format

 Running WinRAR in a Command Line Window

 FTP Server, Client and Commands

 "FileZilla" - Free FTP Client and Server

 Web Server Log Files and Analysis Tool - "Analog"

 Spyware Adware Detection and Removal

 IE Addon Program Listing and Removal

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Setting Up and Using Crossover Cable Network

 Home Network Gateway - DSL Modem/Wireless Router

 Windows Task Manager - The System Performance Tool

 "tasklist" Command Line Tool to List Process Information

 "msconfig" - System Configuration Tool

 Configuring and Managing System Services

 Windows Registry Key and Value Management Tools

 Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance

 Winsock - Windows Sockets API

 Java on Windows

 Glossary of Terms

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version