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

Software to Fix ZIP File Header

The ZIP is of open source format & has a specific structure in which information recorded about a file in its two file headers – Central Directory & Local Directory should match & also be accurate. But, as ZIP is of open source format, there are always some chances that you receive a ZIP file with simple or critical header issues. This may occur due to some problem with an application or with the process used to create a ZIP file. In such situations, WinZip will report to you that the file is corrupt and you might use any free software to fix ZIP files. This makes the matter even worse, as freewares does not guarantee the complete repair and may further damage the already damaged ZIP file header. In these validated instances, you must always use our repair ZIP tool if you do not want to lose the data that is compressed in the corrupt ZIP file.

The repair ZIP utility extracts all the files & folders from the damaged ZIP file and generates a new ZIP file after repairing the file header of ZIP archive. Thus, if you utilize this award-winning software to restore damaged ZIP file, there are no chances of further corruption to the original file as the software only reads from the source file header and does not make any changes to it. There are many factors that can be responsible for damaging your ZIP header, the most common among these is the network interruption that leads to transfer errors when you download a ZIP file from the internet. Due to these transfer errors, invalid data get inserted into the ZIP file affecting the entire ZIP file, one member file or multiple files of that ZIP archive. This is also caused by the improper settings on the server where the ZIP file is stored.

Due to the transfer errors, WinZip displays a CRC (Cyclic Redundancy Check) error when you try to extract files from the ZIP file with corrupt file header. The occurrence of CRC error is an indication that your ZIP file gets corrupted. The corruption of ZIP header may be caused by a corrupt registry entry on your personal computer, which slows down the system performance and also damage the ZIP header making the file inaccessible. The ZIP file header may also get damaged when there is a malfunction in the external storage drive like USB drive, external hard drive or memory card on which it is stored. Improper system shutdown may also, sometimes, leads to ZIP file getting corrupted.

In addition to these instances, other possible factors include the exposure of media to high temperatures & magnetic fields, mechanical issues with your hard drive, cross-linked hard drive sectors and using text or ASCII mode instead of binary mode while uploading ZIP file to FTP server. But the great thing is that you can fix infected ZIP or ZIPX files in any of these miserable scenarios with the help of our repair ZIP tool that has the capability to fix the ZIP header, which gets damaged due to any reason. This repair tool will also fix ZIPX exe file that is password-protected and also large sized ZIP files. You can use make use of this software to repair ZIPX file on Windows 7, Vista, XP, Windows Server 2003 & 2008.

Carry out these simple easy steps to use the software:

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

Step I: As illustrated in Fig I, Click “Browse” to provide the location of a ZIP file and then click “Repair”.

Fix Zip Header - Provice location of ZIP file

Fig I: ZIP file location

Step II: After extracting the files, the tool displays the ZIP data, as shown in Fig II. Click “Next” upon viewing the result.

Fix Zip Header - List of repaired ZIP file data

Fig II: Repaired ZIP data

Step III: Upon purchasing the full version of the this repair tool, provide the location for saving the data using “Select Folder” button. Finally, click “Save”, as illustrated in Fig III.

Fix Zip Header - Save Repaired ZIP Archive

Fig III: Save Repaired ZIP File

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

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