How to Repair and Extract Data from an Encrypted ZIP File?

Zip file format is used for compressing various files into a single file in order to reduce the overall size. It is mainly used for sending large sized files through internet or to backup data from the system. Once the ZIP file is created, you need an unzip software to extract data from it. You can protect the .zip files using encryption.

Sometimes, you might have come across the situations as if you have forgotten the password used while encrypting the Zip file. On the other hand, your ZIP file gets corrupted due to some error like header issues, CRC error, unknown compression method, bad sectors on the disk, etc. When you try to open such files, it will not open and shows some error message. Once the .zip file is corrupted, you cannot extract data from it without the help of a Zip file repair tool. Here, you can use Remo Repair ZIP software to repair encrypted .zip file, which was created with any version of popular archives. Its ease to use interface will guide you towards the fixing procedure of Zip files easily.

Reasons for encrypted Zip file corruption:

  • When you are extracting ZIP files to a drive that is not having enough storage space, then the file will get corrupted.
  • When you are downloading a ZIP file from internet and the process gets interrupted due to some network error, then it makes the file inaccessible.
  • If your .zip file is not compressed properly, then you cannot extract data from it.
  • If you are extracting files from ZIP file using unsupported software, then you may lose your valuable data from it.
  • If unexpected system shut down occurs while compressing files due to power surge, in such a case your ZIP may get damaged.
  • Zip file gets broken when it is affected by some external threats like spyware/ malware/virus.
  • Accidental changing of the file extension of ZIP file makes the files inaccessible.
  • Incomplete copying of .zip file from external devices like USB, Memory card, etc. also leads to corruption of file.

Features of Remo Repair ZIP Software:

You can use Remo Repair ZIP software for successful extraction of encrypted .zip files as it extensively scans the ZIP file to retrieve all inaccessible data from the corrupt archive. It can fix and extract the corrupt Zip files easily due to any reason. It instantly resolves all your problems encountered while opening the .zip file. The software gives the preview of the recovered files before extraction. It comes with a trail version that helps you to analyze the application and its features before going for the actual purchase. Extracted files can be stored in the default Zip folder or any accessible location of the system.

Other Features,

  • The software fixes all types of Zip and Zipx files that are corrupted or damaged due to any reason.
  • It can repair large Zip files, which are 4GB or more in size.
  • The software mends 32 bit & 64 bit .zip files easily.
  • Remo Repair ZIP can fix Zip files with CRC errors quickly.
  • It does not modify the .zip file contents while repairing process.
  • Remo Repair ZIP software is compatible with all Windows Operating systems like Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, etc.



Steps to perform encrypted ZIP file extraction:

Step 1: At first, download Remo Repair Application from the website. Install it on your desktop / laptop. Run the application and follow the main screen procedure. Select “Browse” option to choose your corrupt Zip file and click on “Repair” button.

Repair Encrypted Zip File - Select Zip File

Figure 1: Select Zip File

Step 2: Then it will start the repairing process. You can monitor the process on progress bar.

Fix Encrypted Zip File - Repair Process

Figure 2: Repair Process

Step 3: You can view the contents from the fixed Zip file after completion of the process.

Unzip Encrypted Zip File - Preview Repaired File

Figure 3: Preview Repaired File

Step 4: Finally, you can save the repaired Zip files using "Save" button to any location.

How to Extract Encrypted Zip File - Save Repaired File

Figure 4: Save Repaired File