Tutorial How to fix RAR – The archive is either in unknown format or damaged.
Method 1 :
- Use WinRAR and browse to where the archive is located and use the repair option directly on the archive
- Folder to put the repaired archive: Your Desktop is recommended
- Archive type: Treat the corrupt archive as RAR
- Go onto your desktop (Or where you put the repaired archive)
- Open the new RAR file
- Enjoy 🙂
Method 2 :
- Download 7ZIP : http://www.7-zip.org/download.html
- Extract file
- Enjoy 😀
Hi, I kept trying both methods, but it keeps telling me it’s either damaged or corrupted, and every time I try to repair it, it shows 3 lines, then the last line says “No files repaired”
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‘RAR file format unknown’ is an error message thrown at you when your files have gone corrupt. Your next step is to repair them at the earliest. There’s literally nothing to worry about because all files can be recovered from it using a repair tool. This video explains the entire process in a few minutes – https://youtu.be/EO5yUjJ6iDs
what the fuck is that ?!?!?!! damaged archives means CANT OPEN ! NOT A CANT EXTRACT COMPLATED !! if archive cant extract complated you must open winrar and click extract icon in the menu bar and TICKED THIS OPTION : “keep broken files” ! then your files extracted always how many of that is the complated and which that uncomplated and corrupted not extracted.
thankyou very much.i download sniper elite 3 that takes 3 days to download from torrent and when its downloaded it says the rar archive is currpt i bang my head into wall and say [email protected]@@@.
but i never give up easily.and than i open internet you tell me about 7 zip and it works. thanks a lot
Please Download 7 Zip, its working :* Thanks
nothing can help this error WINRAR LATEST VERSION REPAIR, 7ZIP, TICKING KEEP BROKEN FILE, OTHER REPAIR TOOLS, ZZZZZZZZZZ