Archive and Backup File Recovery

How to deal with ‘Not a valid Archive’ error message while opening a zip file

When it comes to using computers, error messages tend to be a common occurring. From your typical file not found errors to blue screen of death, most computer users have learned to deal with common error messages that computer programs throw at them. However when it comes to zip files, some errors messages can really make your life miserable as you hardly expect them to come up in the first place. Imagine you go to your favorite website and download a popular music file or software in form...

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Key facts to keep in mind while selecting a zip repair tool

When it comes to sending large amounts of data, the zip archive format is a preferred choice for most computer users. Besides compressing your files, zip archives can also be used to securely transfer data across the internet or be kept for download on websites. However the increasing popularity of zip files has also brought to light its myriad failings which range from header corruption to archive errors. Given the fact that most of you have already encountered a corrupted zip file, it might...

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Dealing with Corrupt Zip Files in Windows 7 OS

Windows 7 is undoubtedly the most popular Microsoft operating system in vogue today. Quite expectedly it comes with a lot of features and some flaws too. Some of these relate to the difficulty some users experience while trying to open zip archives in Windows 7. While there may be a myriad of reasons which may prevent zip files from opening, some of them are typical to the Windows 7 operating system. When it comes to recognizing zip archives, Windows 7 at times fails to recognize a zip...

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