Mend Unrecoverable Zip File Read Error

“Hi, I have few Zip files on my computer which are showing error. When I try to unzip them, they are not opening and instead showing Zip error. The error reads, “Unrecoverable Zip file read error”. What can I do now? I do not want to lose data in Zip files. Please help me with a solution to get back Zip file to working state. Thanks in advance”.

Error in the above case would occur when Zip file is corrupt. In such situations, you need to check whether you have any backup of content of Zip file or the whole Zip file itself which works fine. If you get it then the problem is solved and you can restore them on your computer or any other storage device. If not then do not worry!! Zip file repair software helps you to fix unrecoverable Zip file read error. There are many reasons for Zip file corruption. Some are as given below, refer to them to avoid such situations in future and get to know when you can use repair software to fix Zip files.

Common scenarios in which Zip file gets corrupt:

  • Zip files might have got infected by viruses / malwares and changed how it was initially. This will result in error messages when tried to open Zip files
  • When Zip file is being transferred from one drive to the other, the system may shutdown or the process gets stopped due to some unfavorable situation
  • While compressing files and folders to Zip, something may go wrong and the Zip file may not get compressed improperly and you may not be able to extract files from it
  • Download error may insert wrong values into Zip files and corrupt them. This is caused due to slow internet connection or conflicts with any plugins

Whatever may be the reason, you can get back Zip file data after ‘Unrecoverable Zip file read error’ using Yodot ZIP Repair software.

Important features of Zip repair software:

Yodot ZIP Repair is the best tool to fix Zip files throwing ‘Unrecoverable Zip file read error’ on your Windows computer. It has simple interface and you can crack Zip file to view different files in it in an easy way with it. You can repair Zip files bigger than 4GB in size. This can even fix Zip files protected with password. It supports Zip repair on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows server 2003 and Windows server 2008 with ease. Irrespective of type of drives that are detectable on Window system, you can fix ZIP file using this program.

Procedure to fix unrecoverable Zip file read error:

  • Download Yodot ZIP Repair software and install it on your computer
  • Run the tool and you will get main screen having browse button
  • Select corrupt ZIP file showing unrecoverable ZIP file read error and click on “Repair”
  • The software starts scanning Zip file and displays the result in few minutes
  • You can now view the information of number of files that are recovered from Zip file
  • Then select destination location on a drive other than scanned drive where you want to save Zip file data and click on “Save” option


  • Keep backup of files on other drive so that you can combat Zip file loss when you face ZIP file corruption scenario
  • Scan storage devices for viruses and keep Zip files away from virus infections