How to Fix WinRAR Access Denied Error

Download the Remo Repair RAR software to fix WinRAR access denied error and extract the RAR files in hassle free manner. The demo version is available for free download, just download, install, and run it to extract the files from corrupt WinRAR file. It also provides preview of the repaired RAR files. Try now!!!

Performing WinRAR Access Denied Repair

“Hi. I just upgraded my PC to Windows 7 Home a few days earlier. Everything I try to do is replied with a note stating that I don’t have access to the RAR folder even if when logged in as Administrator. The RAR files were working absolutely normally previously. My main concerns are that I can't extract any content from RAR files because access is denied for some unknown reason. Please help me with the problem here as I really want to extract few important contents from RAR files.”

Introduction to WinRAR files:

WinRAR is an application that is employed to compress all kinds of files and folders into single archive folder in order to reduce its size by compressing them. It will help you to save your hard disk space and will also enable you to transfer or download multiple files and folders in single RAR file via internet. However, along with these benefits, employing RAR has its own sets of drawbacks as well that may drop up if it is handled improperly. For instance, if any issues occur while transporting, extracting, compressing, downloading, etc. RAR files, it can display error messages such as “WinRAR access denied” while trying to extract files from it.

Common scenarios that may corrupt RAR files on Windows:

Below mentioned are few common scenarios that may corrupt RAR files which may lead to display WinRAR access denied messages.

  • Terminating WinRAR in a wrong manner: While closing WinRAR application or file, it is very important for you to use Exit option under File menu. In case you terminate it directly then there are chances for RAR header to get affected, which can trigger RAR files to display access denied error notes
  • Virus / Malware prosecutions: Several grave threats such as malware or virus attack on WinRAR archives can easily damage the internal structure of RAR files which may lead the program to show WinRAR access denied error message
  • Improper file transfers: In case the RAR file transfer process is executed wrongly or is interrupted due to any reasons such as power disruptions, system shutdown, removal of the storage media and the like, then the WinRAR files can get corrupted and display such error messages
  • Downloading errors: WinRAR files will get damaged and refuse to run showing WinRAR file access denied error messages when the download process is terminated due to any reasons such as system turn off, software malfunction, etc.

Resolving WinRAR access denied errors using Remo Repair RAR:

Remo Repair RAR is a renowned tool professionally accepted world-wide for reliably repairing almost all kinds of errors and corruptions in WinRAR files. Here are some of the main features of this powerful application:

  • This tool can resolve errors in RAR files that are displaying most kinds of error notes including “WinRAR access denied extracting files” error messages
  • It lets you repair RAR files that are corrupt or inaccessible due to errors such as improper downloads, virus infections, 4 GB file size errors, and the like
  • You can view all contents of a repaired RAR file before saving them to any desired location by using the demo version of Remo Repair RAR itself
  • This software is compatible with Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP/Server 2003 & 2008.
  • The software does not write or modify the original RAR file in any way. It instead takes information from it and creates another accessible RAR file

Steps to fix WinRAR access denied error using Remo Repair RAR:

Step 1: Install and run Remo Repair RAR on your computer and select the inaccessible WinRAR file using "Browse" option.

Repair Large RAR Files - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: You shall see repair progress screen once you hit the "Repair" button.

Fix WinRAR Access Denied Errors - Repair Progress

Figure 2: Repair Process

Step 3: Once the repair process is complete, preview all the rescued items.

Resolve WinRAR Access Denied Errors - Preview Files

Figure 3: Preview Files

Step 4: Save WinRAR files to any desired location using "Save" option.

Fixing WinRAR Access Denied Error - Save Files

Figure 4: Save Rescued Items