How to Fix Partially Downloaded RAR File?

App to fix RAR files after incomplete download

Have you ever been in a situation wherein you start downloading a very crucial RAR file and your system terminates abnormally? This eventually results in partial / broken download. When you tried to extract the contents of the WinRAR file an error message pops up which suggests that the downloaded RAR file is severely damaged; this kind of mishap often happens because your RAR file is downloaded partially.

Compressing a file in a WinRAR file format reduces hard disk space. RAR file format has numerous advantages such as tighter compression, security, multiple archives, safe, etc. More to this, RAR files are extensively used to transfer, upload or download files via internet. Nevertheless, due to complex compression ratio RAR files tend to get corrupt or damage due to numerous reasons. However, you can easily fix such partially downloaded RAR file using two methods:

First Method: Repairing partially downloaded RAR file using WinRAR software

Follow the below procedure to fix your partially downloaded RAR file using the built in third party WinRAR file:

  • Open your corrupt RAR file using WinRAR software
  • Then click on “Tools” and then select “Repair Archive”
  • The WinRAR software starts fixing your partially downloaded RAR file
  • Make use of “Browse” option to select the destination path
  • At last click “Ok” to save the repaired RAR file

However, this easy built in technique fails to repair RAR file which is severely corrupt / damaged. Therefore, follow the second method to repair your partially downloaded RAR

Second Technique: Repairing WinRAR file using Remo Repair software

Remo Repair is an award winning RAR repair utility through which you can effortlessly repair partially downloaded / severely corrupt RAR archives. The tool is a very safe to use as it doesn’t add or modify the contents of your important RAR file during the repair process. Adding to this, the tool supports RAR files created on all the latest versions of WinRAR software including WinRAR 2.00, 2.90, 3.50, 3.70, 3.80, 3.90 and 4.00. Furthermore, the application repairs WinRAR archives corruption caused due to any reasons on all versions of Windows operating systems.

Basic Features:

  • Fast way to fix severely corrupt, damaged, broken, large sized and inaccessible RAR file
  • Also repairs encrypted and password protected RAR archives
  • Provides its users 24 / 7 technical assistances on all 365 days of the year


Step by step procedure to repair partially downloaded RAR file:

Step 1: Download Remo Repair software and install it to your computer / laptop. Run the software and follow the given procedure. Make use of “Browse” button to select your corrupt RAR file which is to be repaired. Initialize the repair process by clicking on “Repair” button.

Repair Partially Downloaded RAR - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Moniter the RAR file repair process through progress bar.

Repair Partially Downloaded RAR - Repairing Progress

Figure 2: Repairing Progress

Step 3: Allow the repair process to complete, after repair completion the application shows all the files and folders from your corrupt RAR file

Repair Partially Downloaded RAR - Preview Repaired File

Figure 3: Preview Repaired File

Step 4: Save the repaired WinRAR file to your desired destination location by using “Save” option.

Repair Partially Downloaded RAR - Save Repaired File

Figure 4: Save Repaired File