How to fix Corrupted zip file on Winrar?

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When you are going to extract the RAR  or ZIP file to using WINRAR software then it is showing “the archive is either in unknown format or damaged” . But You don’t know, how to recover the zip file from damaged?

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Don’t worry about that. In this article, we are going to show you step by step tutorial, how to fix corrupted or damaged zip file within few minutes. Hope it would be very helpful for.

Video tutorial:

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How to recover corrupted ZIP or RAR file?

First step: At first Download WinRAR Software (32 or 64 bit) then Install it on your Computer.

WinRAR 32 Bit for windows:

WinRAR 64 Bit for windows:

WinRAR for Mac:

Second Step: Select the corrupted zip file then click the right button then Click the OPEN button OR Double-click the Damaged zip file.

damaged zip file

3rd step: Now click TOOLS button from top —> then click the REPAIR ARCHIVE button or Press ALT+R

recover corrupted zip file

4th step: Then the popup box will appear on your display. Now select the Archive type ( Treat the corrupt archive as ZIP) and Press OK button.

5th step: Now it will start repairing. So please wait until the repairing DONE.

6th step: After done the repair, you will find a rebuild folder where your corrupted folder located on your computer.

7th Step: Now Select the rebuild zip file then click the right button –> click EXTRACT HERE button.

Final Step: Almost Done ! You have repaired the corrupted zip file successfully.

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