Zip Recovery

Corruption Reasons
  • Virus, spyware and Trojan horse intrusion
  • Crash of MS Windows
  • Physical damage of the storage media i.e., floppy disks, pen drive or hard disk
  • Incomplete download from internet
  • Improper creation of Zip file
  • System hardware crash
  • Loss of file password
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Recover Damaged Zip Files

Users can save large computer information in the ZIP file format. A ZIP file can be created by the WinZip tool of Microsoft Windows or any third party compression utility such as WinRaR, 7-ZIP or others. ZIP files occupies small disk space as it holds computer information such as images, wallpapers, documents, emails and many more in the compressed form. ZIP archive can also be used as a data backup and used to restore original files and folders of a system.

You cannot extract files and folders of a corrupt ZIP file. Moreover, you also need to remember password of a password protected ZIP file otherwise you cannot recover data from that file.


Before proceeding to recover corrupt Zip archive, you must analyze the root cause of file corruption. If you’re not able to extract data from a downloaded Zip file probably it might be due to improper file download or using incompatible Zip extractor. To resolve the issue, you must try downloading the ZIP file from safe downloading site or use a compatible WinZip Extractor. You should also check your internet connection or firewall settings that might have interrupted downloading of ZIP files.

Virus or spyware attacks is also one of the key reasons of ZIP file corruption. You must regularly scan your computer disk with a licensed Anti-virus program to keep your computer data free from malwares or virus codes.

Users should keep their valuable computer information in two or more Zip files. It will help them in recovering files and folders from another copy in case one Zip file has been damaged or lost. ZIP archivers create Zipped files in various formats i.e., ZIP, RAR, TAR, ISO, ARC and others. You must use a compatible WinZip extractor that can extract compressed data from various ZIP file formats.

Kernel for ZIP Recovery

Kernel for ZIP recovery extracts files and folders from severely damaged Zip files. This ZIP recovery software can recover ZIP files of a crashed Windows Server. It repairs and rebuilds ZIP files having broken headers or CRC issues. ZIP recovery software supports almost all ZIP file formats i.e., RAR, ISO, ZIP, 7Z, CAB, ZIPX and many more. ZIP recovery software can be successfully installed and operated on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98, NT and 95 OS platforms.