Creating a Self extracting (SFX) Archive File Using WinRAR
This will show how the self-extracting file
was most likely created byPedro when using the program WinRAR.
Let‟s begin the archiving process for this file.
as I like to phrase it, “Let‟s roll this „evil‟ file up into a self
-extracting, innocent looking file
with a pretty little MSN butterfly icon on top.”
Start up the WinRAR application; click „Browse for folder‟ under the „File‟ menu and browse
to the location of the file.
With the file highlighted, clicking on the „Add‟ button will
kickoff the archiving process. InFig.2 we are given the opportunity to give our new archive-to-be a name and selecting the
„Create SFX archive‟ option will give the file its self