Repair ZIP Error When Extracting ZIP File

Error When Extracting ZIP FileIn this modern world of information and technology, all users or administrators store huge amount of files and folders on their Windows computers. In order to compress these files and folders into one single file, people use ZIP compression technique. Compressing files into ZIP file format saves a lot of system memory and more to this; these files can be easily shared or transmitted via the internet, but errors while extracting these ZIP files are also a common issue.

Windows operating system has numerous error messages. Sometimes when you are unzipping your files from a ZIP archive, you may encounter an error message popping up saying, "An error occurred while unzipping. One or more files were not successfully unzipped. The error code is 110." This error doesn't allow you to access the data from the ZIP archive. Before finding out the way to repair this error, first, let us understand the meaning of the error.

Error 110 Definition:

This error refers to a file input/output condition, which is technically known as “ERROR_OPEN_FAILED”. The error generally means that the ZIP file which you are trying to extract cannot be opened on your computer.

There are mainly three possible reasons for this error as listed below.

  • The OS system you are using is not compatible with the ZIP file. Like, if you have an older version of Windows, you may not be able to unzip a file which is created on a newer OS. In this kind of situation, you encounter this error
  • This error may also occur if the ZIP file is severely infected by virus/malware
  • The third reason is that the ZIP file is itself corrupt due to CRC, broken download, power failure or any other reason


For the first cause, you may try upgrading your Windows operating system to a newer version, the second scenario can be solved by installing an anti-virus program to your computer and using that program to remove viruses. However, for the last scenario, you need to use Yodot ZIP Repair software to overcome the issue. Apart from a 110 error message, you may also face the below-mentioned error while extracting the ZIP file.

“An unexpected error is keeping you from copying the file. If you continue to receive this error, you can use the error code to search for help with this problem. Error 0×80004005: Unspecified error“

Yodot ZIP Repair Software:

Yodot ZIP Repair software easily fixes your corrupt ZIP file and extracts each and every file from it. The graphical user interface makes it easier for you to operate the software; the utility repairs ZIP file error/corruption caused due to download error, virus attack, CRC error, damaged ZIP file, or any other scenario. In addition, this tool is compatible with all the latest Windows operating system family OS like Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Server 2003.

Instructions to Fix ZIP Error While Extracting ZIP File:

  • First, download Yodot ZIP Repair software by clicking on the “Download Now” button
  • Install the application on your desktop/laptop
  • Launch the application and stick to the main screen procedure
  • Use “Browse” option to browse and select your corrupt ZIP file
  • After selecting the ZIP file, click on “Repair” option
  • Allow the scanning process to complete, you can view the repair process via a progress bar
  • The repaired ZIP archive contents can be Previewed after the deep scanning process
  • Finally, Save the repaired ZIP file to your desired location on the computer

Things to Remember

  • Use an internet download manager application to avoid broken download of the ZIP file
  • Backup your important ZIP files regularly
  • Password protect your vital ZIP files
  • Update your antivirus program weekly or monthly
  • Always use a trusted application to unzip your ZIP file