Archive and Backup File Recovery

Dealing with a No Disk error while working with Zip files

Like everything in this planet even computers too have their fair share of quirks which are typically expressed through strange errors messages. Most of us can recount of situations when your machine suddenly behaves strangely and after you reboot it, the PC goes back to working as normal.  Of the several quirks that I have experienced while working on my PC, one of the most bizarre one involved receiving a No Disk error while opening a zip archive file using WinZip. I was simply bewildered by...

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How to use Encryption to protect the content of your zip files

If we even give a cursory look at the news headlines splashing across the newspapers, we would come across high profile incidents of data breach, hacking and spying on computer data every other month. From large companies to even ordinary citizens have become victims of hacking aimed at accessing confidential information and these attacks are today carried out by both state and not state actors. In such a scenario it becomes extremely important for us to securely protect our data through...

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A quick guide to Zip file Limits on Different Windows OS versions

If you have been using zip archive files for over a decade now, you may have noticed that earlier you could not create large zip files over 4GB which now can be created with effortless ease. The restriction on the size of the zip file was enforced by the 32 bit zip format which did not allow for creation of large zip files. However with the introduction of the 64bit zip format such limits has become history. That said depending on which operating system you use, there are still certain...

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