Repair Zip Files - Common Zip Errors

One of the most common Zip file errors is the message:

"Cannot open file: it does not appear to be a valid archive"

This error can happen when part of the zip file becomes corrupt during an interrupted download, copy or move.

If this error happens due to Internet connection problems (for example, noise on a phone line) then the problem can most easily be solved by discarding the damaged file and downloading a new copy.

However, if you are not able to replace the corrupt Zip file, Zip Repair Pro should easily fix the problem. Download and try Zip Repair Pro using the download button below. Once repaired you will no longer get the error message "Cannot open file: it does not appear to be a valid archive":

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Download Zip Repair Pro

  1. Click the "Download" button and download the file "ZipRepair-Setup.exe" to your computer.
  2. Run ZipRepair-Setup.exe and follow the on-screen installation instructions.