Fix Damaged ZIP

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

How to Repair Damaged ZIP File?

Data compression has become very important now days. It not only helps in saving disk space but also provides easy transfer of data. Sending lot of files over internet is possible by data compression techniques. The computer system makes an archive of all files in compressed form and sends it to another location for retrieval. ZIP and RAR are two data compression methods that are use for this purpose.

Windows operating system provides ZIP data compression facility by default. You can make an archive or compress and mail your files in Windows. You need not want to use third party utility for ZIP files as done in case of RAR files. Because of such easy convenience, ZIP files are widely used over network for transfer of data. However, as you know internet network is not secure. There might be chance of virus attack or any other interruption over the network. If this happens then your ZIP file might get damage.

ZIP files primarily contain lot of data in it. Therefore if ZIP file is damaged, then it is not a single file that is damaged, but plenty of files will become inaccessible because of the damaged ZIP file. The problem of ZIP file corruption is very common. It mainly happens due to network viruses and interruptions. Other common reasons for ZIP file damage are CRC errors, sudden system reboots, incomplete upload or download of ZIP file, etc.

However, you can resolve these problems easily. If your ZIP file is showing some error message then you can use Windows repair tool to fix badly broken ZIP file. If still problem persists, try to download the ZIP file again. Most of the time, the problem is solved. Still if you are not able to extract your important data, you can use Repair Damaged ZIP utility to solve the problem. This read only yet effective utility will restore ZIP data efficiently than any other repair tool available on internet.

Sometimes, ZIP files get corrupted due to many reasons. But the most common reason is abrupt system shutdown due to improper power supply while extracting the contents of ZIP file may result in a ZIP file corruption. In this situation you can make use of this application to fix corrupt ZIP file and with this application you can also repair corrupt ZIPX file in just a few steps.

The software will repair ZIP archive of any size. It will even repair password protected ZIP file or ZIP file damaged due to interruptions while downloading files. It does not change the original damaged ZIP file. It only scans the damaged file, extract data from broken ZIP file and makes a new copy of ZIP file with that data. It helps to repair bad CRC ZIP files in couple of moves.

Download and install Repair ZIP and perform few steps to repair highly corrupt ZIP files:

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Step 1: Open the software to launch main screen as shown in Fig 1

Repair ZIP Damaged File - Welcome Screen

Fig 1: Welcome Screen

Step 2: Browse for the corrupted ZIP / ZIPX archive. Once selected, click on "Repair" button to start the repair process as shown in Figure 2

Repair ZIP Damaged File - second Screen

Fig 2: Select Zip files

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Step 3: The software will scan the damaged archive and make a new archive as shown in Fig 3

Repair ZIP Damaged File - List of Repaired Files & Folders

Fig 3: Repairing Process

Step 4: Preview all files and click "Next" to select the location where you want to save your files as shown in Fig 4

Repair ZIP Damaged File - Preview Data

Fig 4: Preview Data

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Step 5: Click on "Select Folder" and choose the destination path to save files. Finally, click "Save" option to save all the repaired ZIP files as shown below in Fig 5

Repair ZIP Damaged File - Save Data

Fig 5: Save Data

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