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Last Updated On: August 24, 2016
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How To Create Windows Executable File Using Winrar?

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This tutorial is on how to create a Windows executable file with password protection using WinRAR. You can create a Windows executable file using WinRAR. The file will name with an extension of .exe. In WinRAR, you can create an executable file by selecting SFX archive. I will show you how to do this.

How to create windows executable file using WinRAR?

STEP 1: Download WinRAR archive for windows.

STEP 2: Install winrar.exe in your Windows PC.

STEP 3: Right-click on the file or folder that you like to archive to exe.

 

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STEP 4: Now click on Add to archive.

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STEP 5: You will open a new window in WinRAR. Now in archiving options tick on Create SFX archive.

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STEP 6: You can set a password for your executable file. To set password click on Set Password button.

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STEP 7: Now you will be opened a popup window, enter your password and click OK.

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STEP 8: After setting password now click OK. Wait until the executable file created.

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How to install the exe or decompress the file?

STEP 1: Right-click on the newly created Exe file and click open.

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STEP 2: Now browse for destination folder where the files to decompress and click Extract.

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STEP 3: You will be now prompted to enter the password. Enter the password and click OK.

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STEP 4: The files will extract automatically.

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