Zip file format is used for compressing various files in order to reduce the storage space, which is mainly used for file transmission over internet. In order to extract the contents of a .zip file, you need an unzip software. ZIP file association is used to determine how the Operating system handles the opening of .zip files by default. Windows explorer is the default application in Windows for opening Zip files. However, there are many softwares available that can be used to open .zip files like WinZip, WinRAR, etc. and also you can set it as the default program in order to open Zip files. If these applications are uninstalled without setting some other application as the default program for opening ZIP files, sometimes make the files corrupted. In this case, you cannot open .zip files on Windows 7 as the system doesn’t recognize its file type. It happens due to ZIP file association corruption. Here you need to repair your .zip files, only then your computer can recognize them. This situation is really frustrating right? However, you can seek the help of Remo Repair ZIP in order to fix Zip file association Windows 7 problem.
Apart from this, there are so many reasons for this file association problem like CRC error, bad sectors, unexpected power surge, incomplete copying or download of Zip file, less storage space while extracting .zip file that makes the file damaged. When you try to open these kinds of broken files, Zip file association also becomes corrupted. You can mend most of the errors by using Remo Repair ZIP software.
Remo Repair ZIP is one of the best software’s available in the market in order to repair and recover your severely corrupt, inaccessible and broken ZIP and ZIPX files irrespective of its size. You can also fix ZIP file association on Windows 7 problem easily by using this software. It gives a preview of the repaired files before extracting from .zip file, which helps you to select the required files only for restoring back to the system. The software comes with a trail version that helps you to evaluate the software features before the actual purchase of the software.
Step 1: At first, download Remo Repair Zip software and install it on your desktop / laptop computer. Then, run the application and follow the on screen procedure. Select the broken Zip file and click on "Repair" button to start the fixing process.
Figure 1: Select ZIP File
Step 2: Then, the software starts the repairing process and recovers files from corrupt ZIP file. You can view the repair progress on the progress bar.
Figure 2: Repair Process
Step 3: After completion of the process, it displays the file description and provides an option to preview the recovered files from Zip file before saving.
Figure 3: Preview Repaired File
Step 4: At last, it will give you an option to save the fixed files to any desired location.
Figure 4: Save Repaired File