WinRAR crc error fixed with 7-zip!

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by cwp, Jan 2, 2004.

  1. cwp

    cwp Guest

    i was getting crc errors trying to extract from a multivolume solid
    rar archive. similar to this one:
    http://groups.google.com.au/groups?...003$&rnum=10

    tried many repair tools & programs, including latest winrar. even
    "keeping broken files" didnt work - the files were extracted but were
    corrupt. then i found a FUNKY program called 7-zip:

    www.7-zip.org

    it extracted the files with NO PROBLEMS!!! this proved that the
    source
    files were fine all along. a little google searching seems to show
    others have had these "fake" crc errors (same google search above).

    try 7-zip - its free, compresses better and fixes problems that winrar
    itself cant fix! i'm converted. i wonder how many people deleted
    "corrupt" rar files that were actually OK? scary....
     
    cwp, Jan 2, 2004
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  2. cwp

    respiky

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    not working

    still not working for me...says something about CRC is corrupt
     
    respiky, Dec 13, 2008
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  3. cwp

    amar32

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    crc problem

    thank u very much it is extracting with 7-zip
     
    amar32, Sep 21, 2009
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  4. cwp

    zcrself

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    It is ok
    thank you for your help
     
    zcrself, Jun 21, 2011
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  5. cwp

    ejom

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    Thanks for your suggestion guys. I LOVE U ALL
     
    ejom, Sep 11, 2011
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