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ZIP Recovery – Corruption Reasons and Solutions to Fix Zip File

When you want to share a large file with others then ZIPfile is the best way to do it. It is based on data compression concept with .zip and .zipx file extension. It makes easy to download files, email attachment and shared documents.

To check its data compression power, I created a ZIP copy of my working folder and compare with the real folder. The original size of the folder was 424 MB while the ZIP file size was 179 MB which is less than half of the original folder size. Now it looks great to share it to anyone.

As we seen the power of ZIP file but it is also true that zip files are prone to corruption as of other file formats. ZIP file can corrupt or damaged due to various reasons from the power failure to virus attack. You can get several similar reasons that are the culprit for corruption online. Here, I have tried my best to list all possible reasons that may corrupt a working zip file. If, you know other reasons then share with me through comment. As always, I love to hear fr…