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Author Topic: Winrar opening word docs
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Post Winrar opening word docs
on:  20160724

Recently I have noticed that I cannot open my .docx documents in Winrar.

When I double click on a .docx file in winrar it shows me 3 folders (_rels, docProps & word) and one file called "[Content_Types].xml.

How do I get my .docx files to open in microsoft word instead of showing me these folders?

My files are in a .rar folder and the compression method is 'stored'. There is a passoword on the .rar folder that encrypts the file name.

I have MS Word 2016 and am running Windows 10.

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Post Re: Winrar opening word docs
on:  20170614

Apologies for the delay in responding, WinRAR - support head office advise:
please send us a small example archive, we cannot reproduce it here on Windows 10.
I also could not get the same result as you, so passed it on to them. If this problem is persisting I will pass your example directly on to them.

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