Recover compressed files

Sometimes, you will have to send numerous files over mail. In such cases you will have to attach each of these files one-by-one and send them many times. Also, some email-clients might implement limitations on the size of the files to be attached and sent over internet, in such cases you cannot send the files if its size exceeds the limit. The only solution for all these issues is file compression. You can compress a file and reduce the size of the files. Also, you can store all these files in a single compressed folder and send it over net. Hence, huge number of files can be sent via email in one single command. Thus, minimizing the transfer time, and it even reduces the memory space for saving these files. In order to compress these files there are many algorithms available, among them most popular ones are ZIP and RAR.

How to Recover Compressed files from a corrupt ZIP and RAR archive?

However, inspite of all these advantages there are many chances of losing your files. Consider a situation in which you have received the project details in a compressed ZIP format. It contains many compressed files which are very important for your project. Since they are compressed, this single ZIP file contains all your important files which you need it very urgently. You will download the .zip folder from your mail and delete that mail permanently. After which, when you try to open the folder and extract the files you may encounter an error stating “Cannot open file: It does not appear to be a valid archive”.  This indicates that your ZIP file is corrupt or damaged due to some reasons. This corruption will lead to loss of not just one file but all the other compressed files contained in that folder will be lost. Thus, you have lost all your files that were compressed and sent.

In case you have experienced the similar situations what will you do and how will you handle it? Now you will be worried about how to perform compressed files recovery from this corrupt archive. Don’t worry much, just be calm! You can easily recover your compressed files from the damaged ZIP archive. You can repair your corrupt Zip archive and easily extract the compressed files from it. All these can be achieved with the help the Remo Repair tool, which is the ultimate tool that can retrieve your compressed files which is of both ZIP nad RAR format. In addition, it is an ultimate application to fix broken file on your PC within a few mouse clicks on the software.

Frequently found scenarios for this corruption:

  • CRC errors: Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) is the value or a number given to a compressed file (that needs to be sent over net), which is calculated before sending the file and after sending receiving the file at the other end. Both the values are compared to check for any errors, if they don’t match then the file is is corrupt or damaged.
  • Interrupted downloading:  It may happen that when you are downloading your compressed files the process might get interrupted due to some errors like errors in the network connection. This leads to damaging your ZIP and RAR folders.
  • Improper Compression: Sometimes you may compress the files by using the improper techniques using some third party tools or might interrupt the compression process.
  • Others: Virus infection or malware attack, improper shutting down of the system while transferring or sending the files, power fluctuations and many others

How Remo Repair works?

In order to extract your compressed files this tool will first repairs the corrupt folder and then retrieves the files from it. Whether you have used ZIP or RAR compression technique to perform the compression, it doesn’t matter. This tool can fix .rar and .zip files. Remo repair is a Read-Only tool which just extracts the files from the corrupt ZIP or RAR folder and saves it into a new healthy file.

Whatever might be the reason behind this corruption, you can undoubtedly make use of this utility to restore all your compressed files. Its robust algorithms are designed in such a way that it mines every bit of data without any loss of precision and stores them on a new folder. In addition, it supports recovery of compressed files of any format like .zip, .zipx, .rar etc. hence, this tool can be termed as the all-in tool that can be used to fix RAR files and even repairs ZIP files.

Steps to perform the recovery process:

  • Download the Remo repair Zip or Remo Repair RAR tool based on the type of file and install it on your Windows PC
  • Browse the location of the damaged file and click on “Repair” tab refer Figure 1
  • Now software starts scanning process as in Figure 2 and once completed specify the destination location to save the files likeFigure 3
  • Then, just click on “Save” button and save the files as shown in Figure 4

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