How to Fix Zip File Error Missing End Signature

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Can I fix ZIP file error missing end signature on Windows?

ZIP file error missing end signature indicates that the Zip archive is corrupted or it is not a valid ZIP file. When you encounter such error, Zip file cannot be unzipped to extract its content, hence user have to face loss of data. Here in this page, you will learn how to fix Zip file on Windows that is damaged, corrupted or invalid with ease. Just follow effective methods that suits you the most with ease now.

Method 1: Run CMD to repair corrupted or invalid Zip file

1. Open Command Prompt and run as an administrator

  • Windows 10 and 8.1 users: Right click the Start button and click Command Prompt (Admin)
  • Windows 7 and Vista users: Click on Start, click All Programs, then Accessories. Right click Command Prompt and select Run as administrator

2. Change directories to the folder where the corrupted Zip file is stored

3. Type: "C:\Program Files\WinZip\wzzip” –yf

4. Click Enter on the keyboard

You can use an original ZIP file name instead of in order to find invalid or corrupted ZIP files. After following the above mentioned steps, you will be able to access ZIP file data.

Method 2: Fix corrupted/invalid .zip files with Remo Repair ZIP software

This solution is simple and easy than the former method because even a user who are not familiar with technical skills can fix Zip file errors with a professional Remo Repair ZIP. This tool will even repair missing or empty Zip file error, WinRAR checksum error, file association error, etc. within couple of clicks. In addition to this, it will quickly repair the corrupted or invalid Zip file and gain access to it in just few simple clicks. You can free download the software and let it help you fix Zip file error missing end signature with ease now.


Quick guide to fix ZIP file error missing end signature with Remo Repair ZIP tool

Step 1: Launch Remo Repair ZIP after installing it to your Windows PC. Select corrupt or invalid ZIP file by using “Browse” button and click “Repair” to initiate ZIP file repair process

Browse ZIP file and press Repair

Step 2: The software automatically start repairing the selected Zip file which you can see through the progress bar

View repair process

Step 3: Once the repair process gets completed, you can “Preview” the files and folders of repaired ZIP file

Preview repaired file

Step 4: Click “Browse” button to select the storage location and then click on “Save” icon to save the repaired ZIP file on your desired drive

Save repaired file


Other errors you might get while attempting to unzip corrupt/invalid ZIP files

  • Cannot open file: It does not appear to be a valid archive
  • Unable to unarchive “” into “Desktop” (Error 1: operation not permitted)
  • Error reading ZIP file
  • Archive Utility error: Unable to expand into downloads
  • ZIP file empty

Make use of Remo Repair ZIP utility to resolve all such errors that occurs due to various factors that render corruption of ZIP files. Most common reasons are improper download / transfer of ZIP file over network, virus infection, malfunction of WinZip application, bad CRC and so on. As a result of these, Zip file gets corrupted and in turn displays error messages when you try to unzip a file.