When extracting the CA Spectrum install tar file using 7-zip ( 7z or 7zip ), the following error shows: Warning: There are some data after the end of the payload data

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Article ID: 4943

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Products

CA Spectrum

Issue/Introduction

When extracting the CA Spectrum install tar file using 7zip, the following error shows:

Warning:

There are some data after the end of the payload data

Cause

This is a problem with the 7-zip utility and utilizing the "Extract Here" feature.  

Environment

7-zip

Resolution

To workaround this using 7-zip, select the "Open Archive" option, and then extract the CA Spectrum files to a directory.

 

 

Additional Information

There is an open discussion on the 7-zip issue in regards to this functionality:

https://sourceforge.net/p/sevenzip/discussion/45797/thread/a8fd6078/ 

 

And a bug has been logged:

https://sourceforge.net/p/sevenzip/bugs/1455/