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How to fix JPEG File Error: 'Windows Photo Viewer can't open this picture'

Have you ever suffer with this error message when you are trying to view your pictures in Windows Photo Viewer/Gallery: 

“Windows Photo Viewer can't open this picture because the file appears to be damaged, corrupted, or is too large.”

My picture file extension was. Jpg. I found some solutions of the error. Here are all: 


1. Try to open them in another program and resave them. You can do it by changing the default program which Windows uses as default. Open Default Programs by clicking the Start button, and then clicking Default Programs. 

In Default Programs, you can set default programs accordingly to your choice. Try these steps to do this task: 

a. Right click of the images, open properties, click Change.

b. In ‘Open with’ window, open Other Programs and select Windows Photo Viewer as default program or other program which you want to open with.

c. Click Ok, all your images will open in Windows default photo viewer.

2. Download and install irfanview - do you still get the sa…

How to Print PDF Documents?

If you are unable to print your PDF file then there are three main causes behind this. Here is the list: 
1. Printer Issues: It can be due to printer connection, check these points: 
1.Turn off your printer. Wait till some seconds, and then turn it on again & Try to print the PDF again.
2.You should update to the latest printer driver. 
2. PDF File Issues: It can be due to some PDF File problems such as PDF File corruption, PDF File version etc. Check these points: 
a. Try to download PDF File again: Sometimes when you receive PDF by email or try to download pdf file from, it contains corrupt data. In this case, try to download the PDF again. Copy the file directly to your hard drive to print. b. Save your PDF file with new name:  You can save your pdf file by using this option: choose File > Save As with a new name (letters and numbers). Now try to print PDF file. c. Re-create the PDF file: Re-create your PDF File by following steps: 1. First try to open PDF file in original progra…

How to fix Zip File Error: “unexpected end of archive winrar”

I've recently discovered a new problem with my Winrar. Whenever I try to download Zip file, it states following error message:

I thought that the error occurs because zip file is not fully download as the download starts and then immediately ends and gives me the 'unexpected end of archive' error message. then I again try to download same Zip file. Again it states same error message.

What is this error mean?

The Zip File error "Unexpected end of archive", means that the file is not completed download or Zip File is get corrupted. Winrar has inbuilt function to repair corrupt Zip file. Here are the steps:

Recovery Steps: 

1. Open WinRAR, Select the file>>Tools>>click the Repair button. The program will now attempt a repair.

2. If your archive file has ZIP extension then select “Treat the corrupt archive as ZIP ” otherwise choose “Treat the corrupt archive as RAR” option. Click OK.

3. If the program shows that the recovery record found on Winrar GUI then…

How to Fix PowerPoint Error Message: "PowerPoint is unable to display some of the text.."

I was working on Powerpoint 2003. When I tried to open some .ppt files, it encountered the following error: 

Have you ever suffered with this error If YES! then read this article to find the error solution. 
After that I tried to save presentation from "save as" option with different name as given in error message. But still it showed following error message:  
“PowerPoint was unable to display some of the text, images, or objects as slides in the file (name) because they have become corrupt. Affected slides have been replaced by blank slides in the presentation and it is not possible to recover lost information. To ensure that the file can be opened in previous versions of PowerPoint, use the Save As command and save the file with the same name or a new name.”
Error Message Description: As the error message indicates that file has been corrupted so I tried to run the 'detect and repair' option but still No Luck!! 
I had spent hundreds of hours over many years to develop …

How to Fix Word File Error: "The file is not available"

When I select my word file to open, I receive following error message:

"the file abc is not available" 
Have you ever suffered with this error then this post is definitely for you. This error occurs due to many reasons. Here are list of reasons & solutions:
Cause 1: When the default program is set to other program instead of Microsoft Word then this error occurs. 
Solution 1: If this error occurs due to cause then first you should going to your Docs folder and double-clicking on the Word doc itself, without opening up Word. If MS Word opens up, with your document, it is confirm that the default program is MS Word.. If another application opens up like Wordpad or Notepad) then you need to re-associate *.DOC with MS Word. You can change it by following steps:
Go to Start > Programs > Default Programs and select ' Associate a file type or protocol with a program' 
Cause 2: This error occurs due to virus checkers. 
Solution 2: You can solve this issue by uninstaling o…

How to convert PSD File to Jpeg File Format

PSD (Photoshop Document) is a layer-based image format which is developed by Adobe Systems Photoshop application. I have edited an image in Photoshop & have many layers, it become very large in size so it is hard to transmit online. In order to make this image transmittable then I have to change it in more portable formats like JPEG. While searching on internet & found that it is very easy process. 
Here are all steps: 
Step 1  Open Adobe Photoshop  
Step 2 Click on "File" in the top menu bar and after that select "Open." Browse the PSD file that you want to convert to JPEG File Format and double-click its icon to open it.
Step 3 Click "File" again and select "Save As."
Step 4 Select the location to save your file and give the file name. Select the "JPEG" option from the Format drop-down menu, and click "Save."
Step 5 Select your image quality and formatting options from the resulting JPEG Options dialog box and click &…

Why you are unable to open a PDF file?

Many users think due to setting on the computer they are unable to open PDF File on their computer but sometimes it has some different causes. I am sharing these caused in details.

PURPOSE: This article outlines and defines the cause of 'why you are unable to open PDF File.'   I am working to identify the root cause of this issue & find out some causes & solutions. Here all are: 


PDF reader is not installed. PDF file is not recognizable. PDF File is get corrupt. PDF File is not open in web browser
PDF reader is not installed: First make sure a PDF reader installed on the system or not & also check that it is working properly or not.   

PDF file is not recognizable: Many times we are unable to open PDF File which is received by mail. It is happens when operating system can not recognize the PDF File. 

Follow the below steps to make sure: 

Right-click the PDF, and then choose Open With > Choose Program. Select Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat in the list of programs…

How to fix Severely Corrupted Word docx File

From last three years, I am using MS Word 2007 and maintain all my documents in Docx format. However, it has been corrupted due to sudden system shutdown during working on MS Word. The file has all my crucial data so I have to repair it at any cost. As I am tech guy & have good knowledge of word so I knows that first I have to understand the cause of docx file corruption before proceeding to any recovery steps. 

Basically a .docx is a .zip archive that containing several .xml files. My docx file get corrupted due to sudden system reboot while I am working on Microsoft Word. When we worked on Microsoft Word, it changes the internal xml files of your document. During this process if the system get sudden shutdown then it resulted to broken docx file. There are some another scenarios in which docx file get corrupted:

Virus or malware attack on your PC can also corrupt docx file. If you are uploading or downloading docx file on internet, at that time the docx file can also corrupt due t…

How to fix excel file corruption error messages

Excel File corruption errors occur when excel files (xls, xlsx) are missing or corrupted. These errors occur in any case suppose you are trying to open your file or want to edit file or many more. Some most common file corruption error messages are:
"Excel unable to read file.."“Filename is not valid.”"This file is not in a recognizable format""abc.xls file cannot be accessed. The file may be read-only"“The File is Corrupt and Cannot be Opened”“Excel found unreadable content in (filename)”“Microsoft Excel has encountered a problem and needs to close.”
When these messages occur then you can’t perform any task on the file or there is also possibility that the file is unable to open due to these error messages. 
Why these errors occur?
There are number of reasons behind excel file corruption errors but Most of excel file corruption errors are caused by virus attack, software malfunctioning, Power Outages, sudden system shutdown etc.  
But no-fear, there are numbe…

How to Fix PowerPoint Error: PowerPoint can't open file because part of file is missing

Have you ever suffer with PowerPoint corruption error message when you are trying to open PowerPoint file. I have live experience of PowerPoint file corruption. I was trying to open my presentation file; it shows following error message on my screen: 

The error is classic sign of a corrupt presentation. There are many steps to recover corrupt PowerPoint file some are as follows:

1. Create a new blank presentation in PowerPoint, and save it with new file name. Then, go to Format > Slide Design, choose to show all documents, and choose the corrupt PowerPoint file. Check the option to apply it to all slides. Go to next step, if it gets failed. 

2. Now, go to Insert > Slides from File, and select the corrupt PowerPoint file. Make sure you are set to insert all slides, and then import. If it is not work then try repeating the process, inserting specific slides one by one until you find the problem one. After that save the file and also make sure that Fast Save options are off. GO to nex…

Why PDF file is unable to open with default program

When I was downloading a PDF file from my website using Adobe 8 on the client machine, I expect the file to open automatically however it asks me OPEN or SAVE. When I clicked to SAVE, it saves but when I clicked OPEN, then a dialogue appears which has the following warning message: 
"The file you are downloading cannot be opened by the default program. It is either corrupted or it has an incorrect file type."

First try following steps to solve the issue: Restart you system & try to download PDF file again. Delete temporary Internet files from the browser. De-select the 'Display PDF In Browser' and then select it again. After that try to download PDF file again. 

After that if the problem is not get solved then use these two steps: 

Try opening a PDF on your local system, in another version of Internet Explorer. Try opening some other PDF at some other URL on Internet Explorer. 

If you are getting this error in both scenarios then you should Close all open IE windows-o…

How to fix Excel Error: 'excel found unreadable content in filename.xls'

when I was trying to open Excel report, it shows following error message: 

If I click on 'Yes' option, it says that Excel was able to open the file by repairing or removing the unreadable content. Excel recovered your formulas and cell values, but some data may have been lost. 

When I checked this message, I was afraid to use this option because I didn't want to lost my data at any cost. 


This error may be arise due to file corruption or there is also possibility that one or many of file components get corrupted. 


If any previous versions of file is available then you should start rebuilding it from there. Try to modify the properties of 'xls' file into Read-only, and try to open it again.Create a new xls file & try to copy everything from corrupt file to new one then save and try to open it again.Install the Visual Basic component in Office 2010. Sometimes it resolved the error. Follow these steps:                                                  …

How to resolve quickbooks error -6000, -83

Have you ever suffered with QuickBooks error message: 'quickbooks error -6000, -83' when you are trying to open your company file. Some common reasons behind this error: 

When you are trying to convert company file from older version: If the error persists due to older version of QuickBooks so you should Update the latest release of the product.

Insufficient Folder permissions:  If the error occurs due to insufficient permission then you should check that the permissions are correctly setup or not. Follow these steps to check:

Corrupted your company file: When you are opening the company file & the error get occurs it means your company files get damage. In this case, you should verify your company file after that rebuild your file. If you are not able to open your company files then you should copy file to another location. After that open the folder that have company file. Copy the file & paste into empty area on your Windows desktop. After that open QuickBooks and then…

How to fix Zip File error message “Compressed Folder is invalid or corrupted”

When I have downloaded the compressed zip folder to my desktop & trying to open it.. It says the 'compressed (zipped) folder is invalid or corrupt'. 

In my research to verify downloaded zip files, I have discovered that zipped files seems to be corrupted. However, re-downloading the zip file on system is also showing the same error message. What’s going on?
So now what do i do? I tried to find the exact cause of this error message. 
Most Possible Causes:
1.If you download file in Mozilla Firefox, you may experience this error message.
2.This error can be occur if you download file in Microsoft Internet Explorer & using Windows XP. To open compressed file, you use the Compressed Folders feature & may also experience this error message.
3.This error can be occur if the problem with the compressor tool that I used to create the ZIP. it does not decompress properly on Windows. 
4.The download file is truncated.
5.The download file is probably corrupted. 

If you downlo…

How to Fix Error JPEG File "No preview available"

One of my friend send me the live scenario which he faced before two days back. 
Scenario: When I tried to open images in Windows Picture and Fax Viewer it displays "No Preview Available" error message. All images have JPEG extension. 

When I tried to open it another program:

Explorer shows no preview in preview mode, i get "No preview available"Windows picture and fax viewer - the same "No preview available"When I try to open the file in Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 it displays "Could not complete your request because an unknown or invalid JPEG marker type is found".Other programs say something along the lines of "Cannot read from file" or "File contains errors"
You may have corrupted or missing headers in the JPEG files. 
Best Possible Solutions:  The best possible solutions are: 
PS: You should make a backup copies in different locations and on different media before trying any solution. 
1. First check your hard disk & c…

Causes & Solutions of Corrupt Zip Files

Zip files are daily used by most of the internet users. As we all knows that you can use Zip files to transfer several numbers of files in a single folder. Internet network is not as secure as we think , there are more chance of virus attack over network, which may severely corrupt your zip files .In such a circumstance we are unable to access Zip files. Here are some most common causes which lead to Zip file corruption:
Causes of Zip File Corruption:
Corruptions in the file system or the header of Zip file  The most common error is transfer error when downloading a Zip file from the internet.While we download the Zip files over the network then there are hmore chance of Zip File corruption due to virus attacks.One of the most common factors of ZIP file corruption is CRC errors.Incomplete download of ZIP file from internet is another reason of Zip file corruption. Sudden System shut down due to power failure or by some other reason, while extracting a Zip file may lead to file corruptio…

How to fix Error: "Excel cannot open the file '(filename)'.xlsx”

Have you ever suffered with this error while accessing the excel file:
"Excel cannot open the file '(filename)'.xlsx' because the file format or file extension is not valid. Verify that the file has not been corrupted and that the file extension matches the format of the file."
I have faced this error yesterday while I was working on Excel. ( I found it interesting topic so I am writing a blog post:)..
My Live Scenario: I have several excel files stored on my system. I used these files from the same computer daily. Yesterday, when I tried to open several files in Excel 2007 then I found   following error on my computer screen:
"Excel cannot open the file '(filename)'.xlsx' because the file format or file extension is not valid. Verify that the file has not been corrupted and that the file extension matches the format of the file."
After full research on the error, I come to know about the causes & solutions of the error:
Causes: As the error i…

How to fix "format error: not a PDF or corrupted"

Two days back, I have received an email with PDF file attachment. When I tried to open PDF file, it shows an error message which says:  "format error: not a PDF or corrupted" I was surprised to see such error message and thought hope it was not a virus file as attached PDF. Immediately I have called to my friend who is expert in handling PDF file error matters. My friend suggested me it may not be virus file. It could be possible that PDF file got corrupted so he suggested me to open PDF file in foxit PDF reader which is an alternative of adobe reader then I install the foxit pdf reader, & try to open "corrupt" pdf files. 

When I tried to open it in foxit reader, again it shows same error message. 

There is a chance that the problem was caused by the latest update of Foxit Reader then I  uninstalled Foxit Reader and then reinstalled but the error still remain same. As the error message indicates that the PDF file get corrupted that is why I decided to download agai…