Repair Corrupt WinRAR Archive

“Hi, there was a very less memory space on my computer; therefore I compressed few files to WinRAR archive and deleted them from the PC. When I tried to extract RAR archive files, it was not opening. I really do not understand what has gone wrong with WinRAR file. I need those files back somehow as I do not have other copy of RAR file or the original files which I had added to RAR archive. Please suggest a way to get back data from WinRAR archive. Thanks in advance...”

The above may be the situation in which WinRAR files may turn inaccessible due to corruption. The RAR file may get corrupt for several reasons as given ahead in the page. In the above scenario, probably WinRAR archive is not compressed properly. You will not get to know at the time of compression sometimes; but when you try extracting compressed files then you discover the problem. Apart from that, WinRAR archive gets corrupt in various scenarios as given below:

  • CRC Error: Unwanted data bits get inserted into WinRAR file when CRC error occurs and the RAR file goes corrupt
  • Download Error: When WinRAR file is not downloaded fully due to some error like slow internet connection or power failure
  • Virus Infection: WinRAR file gets corrupt when it is infected by viruses or malware attack; therefore you should not use insecure cyberspace
  • Transmission Error: WinRAR files may get damaged while moving WinRAR file from one drive to the other on your PC due to errors like sudden system shutdown or loss in connection for any reason

In addition, there are many other scenarios in which WinRAR Archive files gets corrupt. However, you need not bother on how to repair corrupt WinRAR Archive. You can fix RAR file easily using suitable RAR file repair software Yodot RAR Repair.

WinRAR RAR repair software:

Yodot RAR Repair tool helps you fix corrupt WinRAR Archive within few clicks on your Windows computer. This program is capable of retrieving WinRAR Archive data whether it encloses documents or media files. You can fix WinRAR files which are corrupt due to adding huge amount of data. This tool supports RAR file repair on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems on PCs and laptops. This utility is able to fix RAR file on different drives of computer hard drives and external hard drives, memory cards, iPods, pen drives, etc. You can even repair password protected RAR file or encrypted RAR files using this application.

Procedure to repair corrupt WinRAR Archive:

  • Download Yodot RAR Repair software and install it on your PC
  • Run the tool and browse to select WinRAR archive which needs to be fixed
  • Then click on “Repair” option to begin scan process by the utility
  • Software scans and displays information of files and folders in WinRAR Archive
  • Save them on a drive of computer by browsing a location using “Save” option


  • Save a copy of RAR Archive on an external hard drive or computer hard drive
  • Use efficient anti-virus software to keep computer RAR archive safe from corruption