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Why RAR files will be corrupted?

By MarkOrban ·
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I created a RAR file normally using WINRAR, but when I send to some one and
when they extract the rar it shows that the archive is corrupt.
So what are possible reasons for a RAR to get corrupted.

Thanks!

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Why RAR files will be corrupted?

by marcos.galindo In reply to Why RAR files will be cor ...

Oh,) Also check the version of WinRAR your recipient is using, RAR5 compression needs the newer RAR versions to decompress. WinRAR 3.x for example can't handle the newer algorithms and even though a WinRAR product returns a "?Corrupt file" message.
Just in case you read this information. Might find something useful.
https://community.office365.com/en-us/f/172/t/269398

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RAR files get corrupted

by shawsurfwer In reply to Why RAR files will be cor ...

RAR files are usually get corrupt in various situation like CRC error, improper download, disk error these all leads to corruption of RAR and thus prevents you from accessing data compressed in RAR file. But, using third party application corrupt RAR files can be repaired. http://www.surfwerx.org/category/file-repair-software

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