How to Fix and Open RAR File on Windows 7?

“Hello, a couple of weeks back I encountered a serious issue. Let me explain you that in detail. There was an important RAR file saved in my Windows 7 computer. The RAR file included few essential documents related to my business. I had to open that file and access its data, so I did the same. I tried extracting data from the RAR file on my Windows 7 computer. After a series of attempts, ultimately I didn’t succeed. The RAR file refused to get extracted. In order to tackle this error and to extract data safely from RAR file on Windows 7 computer, I took help from an expert, who then gave me the following info. Just read them carefully, I guess it’ll be helpful for you as well.”   

In case the RAR file residing on your Windows 7 computer refuses to open, then don’t get worried over it. The file might have been corrupted and it needs to be repaired. The only way to fix such files and to extract its content is, you have to utilize a RAR repair application. There are colossal numbers of RAR applications available, using which you could fix and open RAR file. However, the most powerful and widely preferred application is Remo Repair RAR. The application is capable of fixing a severely corrupted or damaged RAR files, once they are fixed you could easily open them and entire data could be accessed in few moments. It’s a professionally designed application incorporated with large number of exciting features. In addition to Windows 7 computer, it supports all available versions of Windows operating systems including Windows XP, Win 8, Windows Vista, Windows 2008 and Windows 2003.

What causes a RAR file to get corrupt?

  • Download Errors: Any sort of unexpected errors occurred while downloading a RAR file from web to Windows 7 computer may cause your RAR archive to get corrupt. Once it corrupts, it refuses to open and you cannot access any of its data.     
  • Header Issues: Header is a vital part, which stores information related to that file. Without that information you cannot access RAR file. As a consequence of any errors, if header of RAR file corrupts then it becomes inaccessible and you will not be able to open that file on your Windows 7 computer.
  • Virus Infection: Windows 7 computers are more prone for virus infection. These viruses enter your Windows 7 computer without your knowledge. Once it is entered, it starts corrupting all the files that are residing on your Windows 7 computer. If a RAR file gets infected by virus, then that will get corrupt. Whenever you try extracting its data, it fails to open.

There are few more reasons other than all these that have been mentioned above. However, with the help of Remo Repair RAR application you could easily and effectively fix corrupted RAR file and finally open to extract its contents.

Highlighting Features of Remo Repair RAR Tool:

Remo Repair RAR is non destructive type of tool; it will not alter or modify the same RAR file. Instead, it creates a new but healthy file after scanning the corrupted RAR file. It’s a user friendly RAR repair app, which can be used without obtaining any special skills or assistance. It could repair RAR files on different types of storage devices including external hard disks, memory cards, memory sticks, FireWire drives, flash drives, etc. The application requires a very less space on hard disk for installation. It’s a safe and secure app, which is free from various harmful threats including malware or vindictive programs.


Procedure to use Remo Repair RAR Tool:

Step 1: Download and install Remo Repair software to your Windows desktop / laptop. Run the repair application and stick to the main screen procedure. Click on “Browse” option to choose your corrupt RAR file which is to be repaired. Start the repair process by clicking on “Repair” button.

RAR File Not Opening in Windows 7 - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: You can monitor the repair process by looking at the progress bar

How to Fix and Open RAR File on Windows 7 - Repairing Progress

Figure B: Repairing Progress

Step 3: After completion the software displays all the folders and files from the corrupt RAR file, click on “Next” button.

Repair Not Opening RAR File on Windows 7 - Preview Repaired RAR File

Figure C: Preview Repaired RAR File

Step 4: At last, save the repaired RAR files to your desired destination location by clicking on “Save” option.

Fix Not Opening RAR File on Windows 7 - Save Repaired RAR File

Figure D: Save Repaired RAR File