extract RAR files back to original location

Hi, I have accidently rar'd a bunch of files from my DFSroot that should not have been archived.  I did an archive with the command MINAGE:20060101 so it rar's stuff that was about 1 month old.

I managed to stop it before too long but I want to restore the data that got moved.  Is there a quick way to get this done?  There are deep paths within the archive and that's my problem!

Thanks
SYSadmin22Asked:
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SoyYopCommented:
Are you using winrar? Or command-line version?
SYSadmin22Author Commented:
command line
SoyYopCommented:
Ok. You can use the windows interface.

Do you have the command-line otions you used?

open it, file/Extract files, Skip existing files. Advanced tab, same location, extract absolute paths.


In a general situation, extracting a rar file into the same folder it was created restores all information.

From command line, use rar x -o- (filename). It will restore files on original location. "-o-" is for not overwritig.


Test on another folder first ;)

Luck,

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SoyYopCommented:
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