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Winrar (The archive is either in unknown format or damaged)?

Discussion in 'Windows - Software discussion' started by Krazymale, Aug 26, 2006.

  1. Krazymale

    Krazymale Regular member

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    I added to archive using winrar all my personal work files they are in 2GB winrar file in size a month ago and now when I try to open the file I get this message (archive is either in unknown format or damaged)?

    Is there any way I can access all my work files again because they are very important files and I cant wait for solution please if any one can help with some advice. Thank you
     
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    Well, sounds like its damaged archieve. You can try repairing it in WinRAR.
     
  4. Krazymale

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    Thank you ofolion, I tried to repair it with winrar but it didnt help I even used Avanced RAR Recovery Program both didnt do it until I used Recover My Files Program and thanks to god I just got my files back as normal so the problem solved [​IMG]
     
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    I am having the same problem with my 4gb rar file. I get same error msg, i also have try advanced rar recovery but with no sucess.

    what is the exact program name taht you use to fix yr problem ?

    and how did you go about it.

    Thx.
     
  6. Krazymale

    Krazymale Regular member

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    I used Recover my files from: http://www.recovermyfiles.com/

    But its not free.

    I got my files recovered to the point before I send them to winrar archive then.
     
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    yea i have the software.. but its no help to me as it only recover deleted files.

    its ok thankz anyways.. but i decided to just delete the whole thing off.. just causing too much headache.
     

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