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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…

How to Open Damaged Word Document

Sometimes you may get a message that file is corrupted, whereas other times Word would simply say that it cannot open the word file. It means your word document file is get corrupted. It is not necessary that in every corruption scenario you are unable to open your document. So it depends on corruption level. There are many ways to repair corrupt documents but when document is not opening then the steps are different ones:
Solution 1: Open the damaged document in draft mode without updating links Step 1: Configure WordFirst Start Word. View tab> Draft (the Document Views group) In Word 2007> Microsoft Office Button> Options. In Word 2010> File Menu> Options. Display document content section> Draft font and Picture placeholders check boxes (under Advanced options). General section> clear the Update automatic links> OK. Step 2: Open the damaged documentAfter that Start Word. In Word 2007> Microsoft Office Button> Open. In Word 2010> File…

How to Repair JPEG Corruption Errors Or corrupt JPEG File

As we all know that JPEG or JPG image format is most common file format used by digital cameras and other photographic image capture devices. Sometimes it happens when you are trying to open JPEG File, it cannot be opened at all by Windows Picture & Fax Viewer, or you get some error message. The most common reason behind this nature is JPEG File Corruption. JPEG File get corrupted due to image header corruption, formatting, power fluctuation, unexpected system shut down & many more. 
When the JPEG File get corrupted, either the image shows with thin grey horizontal lines or you got an corruption message on your pc screen. 
Some of the Jpeg corrupt error messages: 

Cannot read JPG headerUnknown JPEG formatCorrupted headerUnknown file typeFile cannot be openedInvalid JPEG file structureJPEG file corrupted.

Methods to repair corrupt Jpeg files:

Easiest & Quickest Methods work in 30% cases: 

Restore your damaged jpeg image file from a valid and updated backup.Try to open file in som…

QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery Vs QuickBooks Recovery Software

QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery & QuickBooks Recovery Software can repair corrupt or damaged QuickBooks data files. It is important that you must never ignore if your QuickBooks file get corrupt because once a file get corrupted then it can freeze up company file and won't open. Here are some of the corruption errors messages which can pop up on your screen while you are trying to open QuickBooks file:
Missing accounts on your chart of accounts or missing names on your listsIncorrect data on reports, such as missing transactions, negative amounts in accounts that should be positive, unbalanced balance sheets, etc.Error messages, such as "Company file in use, please wait", invalid protection faults, fatal or unrecoverable errorsTransactions can't be saved or QuickBooks suddenly shuts down when saving a transaction

You can try two options to fix QuickBooks file corruption: QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery & QuickBooks Recovery Software.  
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