DLed a .rar archive, it opened automatically

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07 Nov, 2017 08:38 AM

So after the reset, I DLed a .rar file, and when the DL completed, I was surprised to see it open in UnRarX all by itself. I previously (before the reset) had it set to DL and leave the opening of the file to me (in case I wish to open it another volume or something). Where in TFF can I select what to do with DLed RARs, ZIPs, etc.?


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Chris (chtrusch... on 07 Nov, 2017 10:24 AM

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    Go to Preferences>Applications. You may have to search a bit, the entries may be under 'rar' / 'zip' or under the name of the application these file types are associated with on your system.

  2. 2 Posted by Carn on 07 Nov, 2017 10:38 AM

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    Yeah, that's where I expected to find it, but I only see 8 types of content listed there:
    Video Podcast
    Web Feed

    (Entering "rar" in the search field there gives no results)

    Any idea what's going on here?

  3. 3 Posted by Carn on 08 Nov, 2017 02:22 AM

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    OK, I see now what happened: when I started the DL, a dialog box opened asking me if I wanted to open or save the file. I unthinkingly allowed it to open the file upon completion, which it did, onto the desktop, rather than onto my preferred save-to volume.

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