Unzipping the Corrupt Zip File

I had downloaded some 2GB of information from internet which was in the form of Zip file. After completion of download process when I tried to open the Zip file downloaded, it showed that there is some fault in the file and it cannot be opened. I restarted the system and then tried to open the ZIP file, but it was in vain. I could extract the data that was saved in the Zip file that I had downloaded. Please help me! My net pack just got over with that download and I urgently need to work on the downloaded files.

The above mentioned scenario can happen to you at any point of time. Upon completion of downloading process, user is not able to unzip the zip file. What to do at this point of time? Is this the permanent loss of valuable data from ZIP file or can it be retrieved! Relax, if you are unable to unzip zip file then the best thing that needs to be done is to install Zip Repair program and then proceed with the step by step procedure that will completed the repairing process in a minimum amount of time.

Now, let’s get to know some of the causes that will make you unable to unzip the ZIP file:

  • Improper compression techniques used to uncompress the ZIP file may sometimes result in ZIP file corruption, this leads to loss of valuable data saved in the ZIP file
  • Your ZIP file may get corrupted if there is interruption during the downloading process due to which you won’t be able to extract its contents
  • The ZIP file may get damaged due to increase in the number of bad sectors on the hard drive, hence information present in it cannot be taken out
  • ZIP file may end up getting corrupted if there is abrupt system shutdown when the file is being used in the Windows system

The best and most excellent solution to unzip ZIP files that cannot be extracted on Windows computer would be to install and repair the relevant file using ZIP Repair application. This program in perfected with best graphical user interface and is equipped with simple yet effective list of options that can take care of the ZIP file effectively. User can mend the ZIP archives that were created on various versions of WinZip applications available on internet. With the help of ZIP repair tool corrupt ZIP files present in different Windows operating systems like Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 7 and 8 can be fixed effectively.

Simple procedure that can be carried out to fix corrupt ZIP file on Windows system:

Download ZIP Repair application in the system. As soon as the download process get’s completed, install the repair tool in the system and then launch the program with the help of shortcut icon present on desktop. Use the main screen of repair utility click on Browse button that will select the corrupt ZIP file present on your computer. After selecting the damaged ZIP file, hit on the Repair button that will start the repair process. You can view the repair progress in the next screen. Once the repair process get’s completed, you are presented with list of folders that were saved in the compressed ZIP file. At last, hit on the Next button that will save the repaired ZIP file to given destination location as available to host operating system user.