How to fix error 42125 Zip Archive is Corrupted?

Easy way to repair Zip Archive with error 42125

In this present era of information technology people store huge amount of files and folders on their personal computers. Hence, people make use of Zip file compression technique to compress these files and folders. The main functionality of Zip file is to save memory space on storage drive, other than saving memory, it also provides advanced features like password protection, encryption, etc which makes Zip files more reliable. However errors while extracting these Zip files are also common.

For instance: Sometimes while scanning your computer with Avast antivirus, it displays a report containing error messages like drive letter: / Documents and Settings/…/data error 42125{Zip archive is corrupted}. This error message indicates that the Zip files stored on your computer are severely corrupt. And in order to access files from corrupt Zip file, you have to fix Zip archive first. There are many archive repair tools, which helps you in fixing damaged Zip archive after Error 42125. However, Remo Repair is the best tool recommended to fix ZIP file errors.

Prominent Reasons for Zip file Corruption:

  • Malware infection on Zip file damages its file header making it severely corrupt and inaccessible
  • Low memory space on hard disk where you are trying to extract the contents of the Zip file
  • Interruption due to reasons like power failure, forceful system termination, etc while extracting a Zip file
  • Bad sectors on storage media where Zip files are stored
  • Other reasons include changing the Zip file extension, CRC error, network inconsistency, application failure, etc.

Remo Repair Zip Application:

Remo Repair easily fixes your Zip file with error 42125 and extracts each and every file from it. The easy to use graphical user interface makes it very easier for any user to operate this software. The utility fixes Zip file error 42125 caused due to any reason and more to this the tool is compatible to run on all the latest version of Windows operating system including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. Furthermore, the software is available for free demo download using which you can estimate the performance of the software before purchase.

Noticeable Features:

  • The software has the capability to repair Zip archive of size more than 4 GB
  • Has the capability to repair encrypted and password protected Zip archive
  • Repairs both ZIPX, and ZIP files that are severely corrupted due to any known or unknown reasons
  • Supports fixing unspecified error while extracting ZIP file on Windows 10, and earlier versions
  • The program allows you to preview the contents of the repaired Zip file before saving


Follow this procedure to repair Zip with error 42125:

Step 1: Download and install Remo Repair application to your Windows desktop / laptop. Open the software and stick to the main screen procedure. Use “Browse” button to select your corrupt Zip file. Start the repair process by clicking on “Repair" button.

Error 42125 Zip Archives Corrupted - Select Zip File

Figure 1: Select Zip File

Step 2: The tool scans and starts repairing your corrupt Zip file. Moniter the repair process through progress bar.

Error 42125 Zip Archives Corrupted - Repair Process

Figure 2: Repair Process

Step 3: After completion, the program shows all files and folders from your corrupt Zip file.

Error 42125 Zip Archives Corrupted - Preview Repaired File

Figure 3: Preview Repaired File

Step 4: Lastly, save your error Zip file to your desired destination location using “Save” button.

Error 42125 Zip Archives Corrupted - Save Repaired File

Figure 4: Save Repaired File