Download Freeware To Repair Damaged And Corrupted Zip Files

by Rohit Khurana on September 29, 2010


Zip file format is a data compression and achieve format which is widely used for transferring files via Mail or even most of the applications available over web are in Zip File. The best advantage of Zip file is that it integrates number of files under one name and even compress its size so that it will take less time to upload or download.


Hence it is widely used for transferring information over Internet. Although these files have a well defined structure but they are sensitive to corruptions. It could be frustrating at times when you try to open a zip file and you find it being corrupted and you are unable to extract the important information. Even minute corruption in the CRC values of any file in achieve won’t allow you to extract all other files present in it.

So today we are going to tell you about a tool named DiskInternals ZIP Repairs. This tool will help you to repair your Zip Structure and extract the contents of the achieve. So when you run this tool, you will see the following window.

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This tool runs in the Wizard form. The first page is just the introductory step so click on next to proceed to next step.

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Now at this step, you will need to click on Browse and then choose the location where your damaged ZIP file exists. Once you click on your damaged ZIP file, this tool will automatically show its path in the box and will even show the path where it will place the repaired file. By default, this tool place the repaired file in the same folder or drive where your original damaged file exists.But you can still change location of repaired file by clicking on Browse. Once done click on Next.

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Here this tool will show you the name,size and status of all the files present in your zip file. All files with status Excellent means there is no corruption in them while files with status damaged are those, whose CRC values have been changed. So to repair all those damaged files just click on next and then this tool will repair all the files present in your archive.

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Eventually it will give you option to automatically open the repaired file after you finish this tool. You can put a tick mark on this option and click on Finish. This tool perform recovery of files with high accuracy and speed.

The size of DiskInternals ZIP Repairs is just 378 Kb and this tool will pin itself in start menu from where you can access this freeware. This tool is compatible with all the versions of Windows and has been tested successfully on Windows 7 Ultimate-32 bit edition.

Related – A tutorial to fix corrupt download zip or rar files

Download DiskInternals ZIP Repairs

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