How to Resolve WinRAR Extraction Error?

“When I open up WinRAR file and try to drag the contents out to desktop, I get extraction error message. I used to do it all the time before I upgraded my Windows to a newer version. Does anyone know why this is happening and how to fix it? I have important data that needs to be extracted to carry out my office work. I hope this is not the permanent denial of WinRAR file or is this related to Windows upgrade? Is there any way to fix WinRAR extraction problem? Thanks”

Most of system users consider having more amount of free disk space so as to save additional amount of information. The best technique that can be implied to reduce hard drive usage is to compress the files and save them in a single container. Among various tools used to compress, WinRAR is the most desired one. It follows simple compression techniques and gives you accurate results without any delay. There can be some instances that may get generated causing corruption to WinRAR file and hence data compressed in it becomes inaccessible. Few instances that lead to extraction error on WinRAR files are:

  • Virus or malware attacks to system hard drive can corrupt WinRAR file and generates extraction error
  • Using inappropriate tools to extract RAR files may lead to extraction error
  • Corruption of storage media or presence bad sectors on storage drive can show extraction error while extracting WinRAR archive

Resolve WinRAR extraction error:

Yodot RAR Repair is best program to repair RAR file that shows extraction error when user tries to access data saved in it. With simplified repair techniques, this RAR repair tool easily repairs and extracts information from WinRAR file in a short duration of time. Other than extraction error, this application can also fix RAR file checksum error, WinRAR error file is no longer accessible, after download error, RAR file CRC error and other error messages. There are few lists of options that are included in this application and if you happen to get doubt about any of the options, feel free to send a mail to the technical staff who will resolve your doubt instantly.

Follow these simple steps to fix WinRAR extraction error:

  • Download and install Yodot RAR Repair application in a healthy computer
  • Once the installation process gets completed, user can run the program and follow onscreen instructions
  • Click on ‘Browse’ button to select WinRAR file that is popping out extraction error
  • After selecting WinRAR file, click on Repair button to initiate the repair procedure
  • View the repair progress with the help of progress bar provided in next screen
  • Upon completion of repair process, list of files and folders present in WinRAR files are displayed
  • At last save repaired RAR files on system or on available storage media

Helpful Tips:

  • Keep backup of important RAR files on separate destination location
  • Maintain proper internet connection while downloading RAR files to avoid file corruption
  • Avoid using unknown third party tools to carry out extraction of WinRAR files