Archive and Backup File Recovery

A Quick Guide to Dealing with a Broken Zip File

When it comes to sending data files in bulk, most of us prefer to send them in zip archives. Today zip files are commonly uploaded on websites and shared across corporate networks. However this ubiquitous format is prone to errors and it is quite possible that you have already come across a broken zip file. Zip files may get corrupted owing to a myriad of reasons and these may range from headers inconsistencies to transfer errors. A zip file may simply get corrupted while it gets downloaded...

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What can you do to recover zip file?

Have you ever downloaded a Zip file and realized it wouldn’t unzip because it was either corrupt or hadn’t downloaded properly? Then only to find yourself stuck with the frustration of having to either download it again or worse, worry about how you were going to salvage what was once inside that important zip file? Don’t worry, it’s happened to everyone at one point or another, or at least will eventually, and when that time comes you really want to have one of the web’s most...

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Corrupt Zip File – What Might Cause the Problem

If you are reading this article online, you definitely know how to use the internet. And for anyone who uses the internet, zip files are nothing new. You see these files all the time. Whenever you download something form the internet or you have to email a set of files in a folder. Once the file is downloaded, you can extract it through software that converts it back to its original form, but not always. Zip files often get corrupt or broken.  In such cases, you are unable to retrieve the...

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