Repair ZIPX

Software to Repair Corrupted ZIP File

Nowadays corruption of ZIP archive is a very common & important issue. Some or the other you have to face the nightmare of important data loss due to ZIP file corruption. A ZIP file can get corrupted due to file version mismatch, application malfunctioning or incompatibility, malicious program like virus, CRC (Cyclic Redundancy Check) errors and more. In many cases of ZIP corruption, the important files & folders saved in ZIP format becomes inaccessible and an error showing file cannot be opened gets displayed. If Backup of the ZIP file is maintained than it will prove to be a boon to restore your lost data in such situation; You will need to repair your corrupted ZIP document by using powerful Repair tool such as Repair ZIPX. The ZIPX repair software performs effective ZIP Repair to fix corrupt ZIP archive on all the versions of WinZIP or any other file compression tool (On Windows) and it can also repair password protected .zip files. This Repair utility is compatible with Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7(32 bit & 64 bit), Windows Vista, Windows XP and Windows 2003 & 2008. The ZIP file like any other file can get corrupted because of physical & logical reasons.

ZIP utility is used to compress large files into compact form to transfer or to send via email as attachment. Compressing two or more files as a single ZIP file helps you to reduce the file size and save storage space. ZIP applications like WinZIP, 7ZIP, etc uses number of compression algorithms to create a .zip or .zipx extension file. The .zipx extension is latest , an is more secure, sophisticated, intuitive and uses powerful compression algorithms. This file format is very useful for sending long and heavy multiple files from one system to another over the internet by compressing it into a smaller single ZIP file. The ZIPx Repair can repair ZIP file corrupted only due to logical scenarios among which few are mentioned below.

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Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Few Common Scenarios for ZIP file Corruption:

  • CRC Error : While sharing ZIP files over network, CRC error may occur which may induce unknowm changes to the data inside the ZIP file. CRC error is an indication that some data in your ZIPx file is damaged severely. To know more Click here.
  • Improper File Extraction : As files are highly compressed in a ZIP file, while extracting error may occur because of memory or low disk space leading to corruption of data.
  • Error while Downloading : Slow internet connection or large file size can lead to incomplete download of a ZIP archive due to which the file may get corrupted & becomes inaccessible.
  • Virus Infection : Few computer viruses, malwares, spywares, etc can attack the ZIP file and severely corrupt it resulting in broken ZIP files. They alter the ZIP file structure by removing some data from it & they also create duplicate data & destruct the actual data.
  • Abrupt System Shutdown : Improper system shutdown during ZIP file transfer, downloading, processing or extracting can cause ZIP file corruption.
  • Header Corruption : Header of ZIP file contains all the information regarding it and if you try to open ZIP file with header corruption then you may get a error message displaying Header corrupt. The header can get corrupted because of many reasons like virus infection, power surges, use of header editing utilities, etc.

To overcome above mentioned scenarios you can take a few precautionary steps like to check internet connection & speed before transferring or downloading ZIP archive, not to extract or process ZIP file when there are frequent power failures, making use of trust worthy applications for compressing and uncompressing to avoid unknown compression techniques leading to corruption and also use effective anti- virus to avoid virus infection.

Even after taking precautionary measures your ZIP file gets corrupted then use ZIPx Repair a professional software to repair & fix the contents of corrupted or damaged ZIP file. The software can repair highly encrypted & password protected files. Additionally this tool repairs ZIP / ZIPX files, repairs both 32 bit and 64 bit ZIP archives, ZIP archive created in WinZIP, ZIP file corrupted due to CRC or download error, etc. It reads and extracts the corrupted file contents without modifying the original ZIP file. It also facilitates to preview the contents of repaired ZIP files after scanning process and the repaired ZIP files can be stored to any destination location as per your needs. You can take help from this link to access corrupted ZIPX file easily: http://www.repairzipx.com/unable-to-access-zipx-file.html.

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Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Few steps to guide you to repair your corrupted ZIP file:

Step1: Download & install the free demo version of ZIPx Repair tool. Run the application by double clicking the icon present on desktop soon after installation. As soon as you launch the software, you will see the main window as shown in Figure I. Later you have to browse the corrupted ZIP/ZIPx file from its location & upload it by clicking on “Browse ” button. Now click on “Repair” option in order to start the repair process.

 

Software to Repair Corrupted Zip File - Main Window

 

Figure I : Home Screen

 

Step 2: After clicking on repair, the software starts the scanning process of ZIP file by reading its internal structure in order to construct a valid compressed & corruption free ZIP archive. Once the repair process is over, you can preview & repaired ZIP file. When you are done with previewing you need to click on “Next” option to move further.

 

Software to Repair Corrupted Zip File - Preview screen

 

Figure II : Scanning Window

 

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Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Step 3: Now, browse to select destination location and save the Repaired ZIP Archive.

 

Software to Repair Corrupted Zip File - Save Window

 

Figure III : Save Screen

 

Note: In demo version you can only preview the list of repaired files using preview option but you can’t save it. In case you want to save repaired files, then you have to activate the software by purchasing the full version of this application.

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Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008