How to Extract Corrupt ZIP Files on Windows?

ZIP file are also known as archive is nothing but a single folder that contains multiple compressed files. These files make easy to keep related data in one single place, transporting, mailing and so on. The best thing of archiving files is memory space of your system can be saved and large files can be transferred effortlessly through network or external storage devices. Even though, they are easy to access and simple to transfer, at times ZIP file easily gets corrupted due to abnormal circumstances like the ones mentioned below.

Here are some reasons for ZIP file corruption on Windows:

  • Malware Infections – This has turned out to be one of the most common reasons for ZIP file corruption on Windows based system. Viruses that get into ZIP files through internet, unsecured networks, infected devices have the ability to multiply themselves and thus corrupt your ZIP file and makes the stored content inaccessible
  • Inaccurate Download Process – While downloading ZIP files through internet, if the process is interrupted due to low network connectivity, sudden power cut, abrupt system termination, etc. then the ZIP files might get corrupted
  • Corrupt Hard Drive – If the hard drive where ZIP files are stored contains large number of bad sectors, then it also causes corruption of ZIP file on Windows PC's
  • Other Reasons – Installation of untrusted third party applications, hardware conflicts, software clashes, CRC errors, file system corruption and so on are other scenarios that are responsible for ZIP file corruption

However, there are plenty other reasons due to which ZIP files corrupts easily on Windows system. If you have come across any such scenarios, just relax!!! Remo Repair ZIP is an excellent repairing tool that will help you in extracting corrupt ZIP files in the most efficient way after facing error missing or empty ZIP file. This tool is completely free from any kind of malware infections as it is scanned using advanced antivirus software, so you can install the software to repair damaged ZIP files without giving it a second thought.

Why Remo Repair ZIP to extract corrupt ZIP archive?

Remo Repair ZIP is one of the highly recommended software by industrial experts to repair corrupted ZIP file which has got corrupted due to any of the reasons discussed above. It is one of the non damaging read only tool that will not alter any vital information during the scanning process instead creates a new healthy document. This tool has the ability to fix as well as extract corrupt ZIP file in less time using powerful scanning algorithms.

Added Features of Remo Repair ZIP wizard:

  • Fixes corrupt ZIP archive on all the latest versions of Windows operating system like Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Vista and so on
  • Repairs oversized, infected, corrupted, incomplete ZIP files effectively in less span of time
  • 24*7 technical team will be available to resolve any kind of queries that might take place repairing corrupt ZIP archive
  • Users have an opportunity to check the efficiency of software in advance, before purchasing it by downloading the demo version

Important tips to keep in mind:

  • Maintain updated copy of ZIP files in any external storage device or drive
  • Install good quality antivirus software to scan your Windows computer
  • Without fail connect your Windows system to UPS
  • Always scan ZIP files before extracting or downloading them from internet



Steps to extract corrupt ZIP file with Remo ZIP Repair:

Step 1: Download and install Remo Repair ZIP app to your Windows computer. Launch the program and follow the onscreen procedures. Click on “Browse” button to choose your corrupt ZIP file. Start the zipped file fixing process by clicking on "Repair" button.

Extract Corrupt ZIP File - Select ZIP File

Figure 1: Select ZIP File

Step 2: The application scans and fixes the corrupt ZIPPed archive. View the repairing in the progress bar.

Extracting Corrupt ZIP File - Repair Process

Figure 2: Repair Process

Step 3: After completion of ZIP file fixing process, you can preview the repaired ZIP file.

 How to Extract Corrupt ZIP File - Preview Fixed File

Figure 3: Preview Fixed File

Step 4: At last, save the repaired ZIP file to your desired destination location.

Extraction of Corrupt ZIP File - Save Repaired File

Figure 4: Save Repaired File