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    Newsgroup downloads help please!!!

    Ok, this will be a really easy question to answer for someone.

    Just downloaded a linux image from a newsgroup, it completed ok, but all I have in the download directory are lots and lots of files with (0001) (0002) at the end (not extensions)

    Winrar doesn't want to know

    Any idea how to get these files to work?

    Tried a combining tool, mastersplitter. No luck again.

    HELP!!!

    24 Comments

    Original Poster

    dcx_badass;4382918

    http://www.freebyte.com/hjsplit/



    Thanks, but these files don't appear to have an extension as such so that program won't work.

    maybe 7-zip might be able to deal with it?

    are you sure winrar wont open it? Normally i use it to open the .001 file (or the rar file in amongst them) and it loads each file consequtively.

    grex9101;4382946

    Thanks, but these files don't appear to have an extension as such so that … Thanks, but these files don't appear to have an extension as such so that program won't work.



    double click the001 icon and select open with winrar or right click and then open with winrar or rename allthe files ie insted of 001 rename to r01 /r02 / ro3 etc

    Original Poster

    crse2008;4382961

    maybe 7-zip might be able to deal with it?



    file is broken.

    To be honest, this is the first time I've tried newsgroups and I'm pretty disappointed. Hard to find what your looking for, archaic filetypes/splits etc.
    I'm not a n00b by any means, but the drawbacks outweigh the benefits imo

    dcx_badass;4382918

    http://www.freebyte.com/hjsplit/



    grex9101;4382946

    Thanks, but these files don't appear to have an extension as such so that … Thanks, but these files don't appear to have an extension as such so that program won't work.



    dcx_badass;4382972

    Guys I already tried to help, he wasn't interested at all.Did you even … Guys I already tried to help, he wasn't interested at all.Did you even try it as hjsplit is made solely to join files named .001 .002 .003 and is often used by file uploaders.




    DCX is correct here, although right click and open with>choose programme>winrar does work if you select associate and all the different compression extensions when you installed. HJsplit will do the job perfect though!

    u get the astraweb deal grex?

    grex9101;4382984

    file is broken.Hard to find what your looking for,



    You tried using sites like [url]www.merlins-portal.net[/url] and [url]www.nzbmatriz.com[/url] for finding NZB's? They are good resources and easy to use too.

    phatboy123;4382993

    u get the astraweb deal grex?



    Good deal and service too highly recommended plus retentions are being extended to 270 days too soon.

    Original Poster

    dcx_badass;4382972
    Guys I already tried to help, he wasn't interested at all.



    Did you even try it as hjsplit is made solely to join files named .001 .002 .003 and is often used by file uploaders.


    That was pretty rude. :x

    Don't misunderstand, I have hjsplit and 7zip - the files have extension. they are named xxxxxxx(0001), xxxxxxx(0002), xxxxxxx(0003) etc etc, split right up to xxxxxxx(0089).

    grex9101;4382984

    file is broken.To be honest, this is the first time I've tried newsgroups … file is broken.To be honest, this is the first time I've tried newsgroups and I'm pretty disappointed. Hard to find what your looking for, archaic filetypes/splits etc. I'm not a n00b by any means, but the drawbacks outweigh the benefits imo



    depense on newsgroup u use and it just unlucky you got a broken one to be honst..... it happens to the best of us

    Original Poster

    phatboy123;4382993

    u get the astraweb deal grex?



    sure did... still finding my feet it seems

    harlzter;4382996

    You tried using sites like [url]www.merlins-portal.net[/url] and … You tried using sites like [url]www.merlins-portal.net[/url] and [url]www.nzbmatriz.com[/url] for finding NZB's? They are good resources and easy to use too.



    Thanks for that :thumbsup:

    you used quickpar on it thats reapirs damaged rars ect

    also i use newzbin.com very good site and worth the moneys

    Original Poster

    crse2008;4383022

    you used quickpar on it thats reapirs damaged rars ect



    there's no par2 files in the download :?:

    I think the issue is that, whatever has happened, the files should (possibly) have .001 etc extensions, but for whatever reason they don't.

    Sod renaming 80+ files, I'll grab it from somewhere else

    Banned

    dcx_badass;4382918

    http://www.freebyte.com/hjsplit/



    Thats what Ive always used to join split files like these seem to be. (most PPC videos are uploaded this way - it threw me a couple of years back when I saw them first!)

    guv;4383118

    Thats what Ive always used to join split files like these seem to be. … Thats what Ive always used to join split files like these seem to be. (most PPC videos are uploaded this way - it threw me a couple of years back when I saw them first!)



    guv I didn't know you were involved in this kind of activity! Shocking!:giggle:

    Banned

    GAVINLEWISHUKD;4383123

    guv I didn't know you were involved in this kind of activity! … guv I didn't know you were involved in this kind of activity! Shocking!:giggle:



    I invented it! :w00t:

    guv;4383118

    Thats what Ive always used to join split files like these seem to be. … Thats what Ive always used to join split files like these seem to be. (most PPC videos are uploaded this way - it threw me a couple of years back when I saw them first!)



    guv;4383126

    I invented it! :w00t:



    I'm sure you did....................Have you become best friends with The JFK!:w00t:

    Banned

    GAVINLEWISHUKD;4383142

    I'm sure you did....................Have you become best friends with The … I'm sure you did....................Have you become best friends with The JFK!:w00t:



    Who is JFK? Just had a look to see if he has any threads, but there dont seem to be any!

    guv;4383147

    Who is JFK? Just had a look to see if he has any threads, but there dont … Who is JFK? Just had a look to see if he has any threads, but there dont seem to be any!



    LMAO!:w00t:

    Original Poster

    guv;4383147

    Who is JFK? Just had a look to see if he has any threads, but there dont … Who is JFK? Just had a look to see if he has any threads, but there dont seem to be any!



    He is quite shy it seems!

    The files are probably corrupt
    I would say you havent used the par2 files

    download and figure out how to use quickpar
    IF you downloaded all the files available you would have seen a par file, once you have installed quickpar opwn the par2 file with it, and then it will examine your file you downloaded (the 001, 002's etc) and if it finds it's corrupted it will fix them
    (tick the repair button)
    then you can use winrar to open the 1st file.

    karenhornby;4383434

    IF you downloaded all the files available you would have seen a par file,



    Not all have par2's these days, people seem to be getting lazy and not including them.

    If you are looking for a great site grex for ease of use goto [url]www.zerosec.ws[/url]
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