RAR is an archive file format. It is a compression technique basically used during transfer of large size data through internet. Sometimes you may come across an error while extracting files due to which you cannot extract the data present the RAR file. Hence you may be wondering what to do? Do not panic!!! This is common problem faced by many while extracting RAR file. Normally error occur due to RAR file corruption, due to this when you try to extract an RAR file an error message is shown stating "WinRAR no files to extract". In case your experience this type of error while extracting files you can use Repair RAR tool which can easily solve this problem and helps you to extract valuable data from RAR files.


Common reasons due to which you get error while extracting files:

  • Use of inappropriate Compression Tool: There are different methods to compress files into RAR format and using untrustworthy third party application to compress files may corrupt RAR file header due to which you face error while extracting file.
  • Improper Download: When you are downloading any RAR file if you encounter any Interruption can lead to corruption of header. Although you might get a download complete message, but when you try to extract files you get error message like "WinRAR no files to extract" due to which you can’t extract files.
  • Unauthenticated Recovery Tool: If you are using any unreliable recovery tool to recover RAR file. After recovery when you try extract files you may get error message it's because the files are corrupted while it was recovered. However to overcome this 1st you must repair corrupt RAR file then you must extract the files. To know to repair corrupt RAR file visit this site: www.repairrar.net/corrupt.html.


If you want to avoid this type of error remember these points:

  • Always keep backup of your important RAR files on any reliable storage drives like pen drives, CDs or DVDs, external hard drive.
  • Install a reliable download application to avoid any sort of interruption while downloading a RAR file.
  • Avoid using any untrustworthy third party utilities to extract or create any RAR file.
  • Always keep system virus free by using any powerful antivirus software.

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Even after taking these precautionary measures, if you were not able to save your RAR file from corruption then you can use Repair RAR tool to solve your problem effectively. This is an exceptional tool which helps to repair broken RAR file easily and effectively. This application scans each RAR file and repairs all corrupted RAR file within a few minutes. It supports fixing of RAR Says No Files to Extract. With the help of this utility you can easily fix severely damaged RAR file after header corruption. Get more knowledge about how to fix damaged RAR file after clicking on repairrar.net/fix-damaged-rar-files.html.


Steps to extract RAR file:

Step 1: Download and install Repair RAR tool and launch it. After that, a new screen will appear where you have to find the corrupt RAR file that needs to be repaired by clicking on "Browse" button as shown in Figure 1.


Error While Extracting Files - Main Screen

Figure 1 : Main Screen


Step 2: Once you have browsed corrupt RAR file click on the button "Repair" in order to start the process as shown in Figure 2.


Error While Extracting Files - Select RAR File

Figure 2 : Select RAR File


Step 3: After that the tool will start scanning corrupt RAR file. Once file gets repaired, you will be able to view all your repaired files using "Preview" option as shown in Figure 3.


Error While Extracting Files - Preview Repaired RAR File

Figure 3 : Preview Repaired RAR File


Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008



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