Zip file corrupt

By StevenChan1 ·
Tags: Windows, Software
I thought my computer had a virus, but it turns out that after downloading DrWEB and running the boot scan I found that my Zip Archive is corrupted. Can someone please tell me how to fix this?

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Recover your ZIP

by ChristopherHol In reply to Zip file corrupt

Recover your ZIP archive from your backup (You did make a backup didn't you ?)

It is unlikely that your existing corrupt ZIP can be fixed.

But it is possible to try the tool recovery:
ZIP Recovery Toolbox can easily replace WinZip archiver or any other compatible utility, but besides the decompression of normally openable documents, it accesses corrupted ones.
For more information:

And the similar question was discussed here:

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Zip File Recovery

by SusanP.colon In reply to Zip file corrupt

The zip file format is the most popular form of data storage. It is widely used for backup and transfer of information over the internet. As any format with a well-defined structure, it is highly sensitive to corruptions. In case of even a minor corruption of the file structure standard zip tools will no be able to extract its content. This is because all zip tools check archives for integrity. If CRC values of the original files of an archive don't match the extracted ones, the standard tools won't extract them.

In such a case Try :-

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To fix a corrupt ZIP file

by social2 In reply to Zip file corrupt


Try "SysTools Zip Recovery tool" which helps to recover your corrupted zip file data and also try diskinternals zip repair, a small software (free and working almost all time) to repair your corrupted zip archive. This might also be useful utility :

Hope this helps.

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Zip file damaged

by maxistress In reply to Zip file corrupt

You can try recovering damaged zip files instantly without missing any original file content information by Zip Repair tool. It is a well-qualified software in the information technology market for repairing corrupt zip file.

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Repair Corrupt ZIP File

by sonikarawat262 In reply to Zip file corrupt

As we all are know ZIP file is a popular archive format widely using in Internet and it store one or several files in the compressed form. It can be easily corrupted or damaged at any time due to various reasons. If you are facing a problem with corrupt ZIP file and need to repair them, than use WinRAR program to repair corrupt ZIP files.

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