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Using DataNumen CAB Repair to Recover Damaged MS Cabinet Archives

When your Microsoft cabinet archives(.cab files) are damaged or corrupt and you cannot open them normally, you can use DataNumen CAB Repair to scan the .cab files and recover the data from the files as much as possible.

Step 1 Start DataNumen CAB Repair.
  Note: Before recovering any damaged or corrupt cab files with DataNumen CAB Repair, please close any other applications that may modify the cab file.
Step 2
Select the damaged or corrupt cab file to be repaired:
Select MDB File to be Repaired

You can input the cab filename directly or click the Browse for Source MDB File button to browse and select the file.

Step 3
By default, DataNumen CAB Repair will save the fixed cab file into a new file named, where xxxx is the name of the source cab file. For example, for source cab file , the default name for the fixed file will be If you want to use another name, then please select or set it accordingly:
Select Fixed File Name

You can input the fixed file name directly or click the Browse for Destination MDB File button to browse and select the fixed file.

Step 4

Click the "Start Repair" button, and DataNumen CAB Repair will start scanning and repairing the source cab file. Progress bar Process Bar will indicate the repair progress.

After the repair process, if the source cab file can be repaired successfully, you will see a message box like this:

Message Box

Step 5 Now you can open the fixed cab file with WinZip, WinRAR or other applications that are cab-compatible.

The demo version will display the following message box to show the success of the recovery:

Demo Version Message Box

where you can click the "Show Recovery Report" button to see a detailed report of all the recoverable files in the archive, including its no., uncompressed size, and file name, like this:

Recovery Report

According to the report, you can know whether DataNumen CAB Repair can recover your cab file. However, the demo version will not save the fixed cab file. Please order the full version to get it.