Have you ever encountered error messages like “Cannot open file: it appears to be an invalid archive” while opening ZIP files? You may face these kind of error messages due to ZIP file corruption. Zip files can get corrupted or damaged while they are getting downloaded or transferred from one device to another. To repair invalid ZIP file, you need a repair tool, like Remo Repair ZIP.
“The compressed (zip) folder is invalid or corrupted”, “Can’t extract the file” , “No files to Extract”, “Unexpected end of ZIP archive”, “Cannot open a zip file” these are some of the other error messages which may occurs while opening invalid ZIP files. Before knowing working procedure of Remo Repair Zip, let us discuss some possible causes for ZIP file corruption are:
Improper Download Process-There might be chances of Zip file corruption due to any sort of interruption like abrupt power failure, sudden system shutdown etc. during downloading process. That can make entire data inaccessible.
Incorrect Compression Technique– If you use faulty application or follow incorrect techniques to create ZIP format, then that can cause corruption of ZIP file structure and making it to display invalid error messages.
Changing File Extension– If you frequently change ZIP file extension from one format to another, then there is chance of ZIP file corruption.
CRC Errors– CRC are usually used to check similarities among sent data and received data. If these data is not matching, then it leads to CRC error and you may not able to extract files using extraction software.
Additional Reasons– ZIP file header corruption, presence of bad sector on drive where ZIP file is saved are some other reasons for ZIP file corruption.
You can fix all these issues by making use of Remo Repair ZIP file.
Repair ZIP file using Remo Repair ZIP tool:
The application has inbuilt repairing algorithms that scans corrupted or damaged ZIP file for identifying and fixing errors. You will be able to fix ZIP file using this tool, which is not opening due to corruption. With the help of this tool, you can also fix password protected or highly encrypted ZIP file. It has ability to fix corrupted or damaged ZIP file with size 4GB and more. It supports fixing of both ZIP and ZIPX file format. Moreover, it helps to repair ZIP files stored in different storage media such as system hard drive, FireWire drive, external hard disk, Pen drive, memory cards, etc.
To repair your corrupted or damaged Zip file download free trial version of the software from internet. It is 100% safe and reliable, it restores your corrupted Zip file back in its original form. If you are happy with the feed of the demo version then download full version of the software to save your repaired Zip file in desire location. During repair process, it does not modify the original corrupt file. Instead, it just scans the corrupt Zip file and recovers content from it then creates a new Zip file with recovered contents to make sure safety of the original corrupt Zip file. It has simple and user friendly interface that provides onscreen instructions to know how to extract invalid ZIP file with utmost ease.
You can use this tool to repair invalid ZIP file on various versions of Windows OS like Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, etc. After repairing corrupted ZIP file, you can view repaired results using Preview option before saving them to any desired location. If you come across any problems during invalid ZIP file repair process, then you can take assistance of Remo technical support team.
You can take some precautionary steps to avoid corruption of Zip files. Before downloading or transferring ZIP files first make sure that the network connections is proper in order to prevent any interruption during file transfer. Do not change the file extensions of any ZIP files until it is necessary or required. Even after taking precautions if you are unable to protect your ZIP files from getting corrupted then you can make use Remo Repair ZIP tool to fix the issue.