Repair Zip File that Fails to Extract

Encountered error while extracting .zip file...then fix it using Remo Repair

“I was looking for a game file on internet from couple of weeks and finally found the file yesterday. Without wasting any time, I immediately started downloading the compressed Zip file. It almost took me like 3 hours to complete the download process. However, after completion of downloading process when I tried to extract its contents, it displayed an error notification which indicates that the Zip file which I’m trying to extract is invalid and corrupt. So can anyone help me with my not extracting Zip file?”

This is a common question which you’ll find in various forums these days. Zip is a very useful file format, which many users utilize to compress their important files. Compressing files into Zip format saves lot of hard disk space and more to this Zip files can easily be transferred and shared via internet. However just like any other file compression techniques even Zip files are prone to problems such as corruption and damage.

Reasons for Zip file corruption:

There are many reasons for a Zip file to get corrupt or damaged, some of the most common reasons include:

  • Virus or Malware infection on the Zip file
  • Zip file corruption due to improper or incomplete download
  • Presence of bad sectors where Zip files are stored
  • Using unreliable third party applications to extract the contents of a Zip file
  • Interruption like power failure or improper system termination while transferring Zip files etc

However, whatever may be the reason behind Zip file corruption; it can be fixed using Remo Repair.

Remo Repair Software:

Remo Repair easily fixes your Zip file that fails to extract in a very easy and efficient way. The friendly graphical user interface makes it easier for even a novice user to operate the software. It uses advanced built in algorithm to fix and extract each and every file from the corrupt Zip file without missing even a single one. More to this, Remo Repair is compatible with all the latest Windows operating system family like Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows server 2008 and 2003.

Salient features of the software:

  • One stop solution to fix corrupt, damaged,inaccessible and broken Zip archives
  • Repairs both Zip and  ZipX file formats
  • Does not alter or modify the original Zip file while repairing process
  • Repairs even password protected, encrypted and large sized Zip file

Note: Demo version of the application allows you to preview the contents from repaired Zip file and in order to save the file, you need to use the registered version of the software.

Few useful tips and tricks:

  • Always use best download manager to download your important Zip archives
  • Assign password protection to Zip files with sensitive data
  • Update your antivirus program on weekly or monthly basis
  • Always use a reliable application to Zip and unzip your important Zip files

Steps to fix .zip File not extracting :

Step 1: First download Remo Repair software from the website. Install the application to your desktop / laptop. Run the application and stick to the main screen procedure. Make use of “Browse” option to choose your corrupt Zip file. After selecting, click on “Repair” option.

.zip File Not Extracting - Select Zip File

Figure 1: Select Zip File

Step 2: Allow the scanning process to complete, you can monitor the completion of repair process via progress bar

.zip File Not Extracting - Repair Process

Figure 2: Repair Process

Step 3: You can view the contents from the repaired Zip file after repair completion.

.zip File Not Extracting - Preview Repaired File

Figure 3: Preview Repaired File

Step 4: Finally save the repaired Zip file using "Save" button.

.zip File Not Extracting - Save Repaired File

Figure 4: Save Repaired File