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7-Zip data error fix

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 by Brithny to Data Recovery Solution

Summary

Every time you try to open your extract your files with 7-zip, there is always a data error shows up:"the archive is corrupted". Follow this page to fix 7-Zip data error right now!

7-Zip data error shows up!

To transfer files quickly and easily on the internet, we often compress files using 7-Zip. However, 7-Zip data error shows up like this:

"I am having trouble extracting nearly all the files in a 7-zip file that I compressed several months ago.  When I try to extract the files, only 2 out of the 11 files are extracted and an error message pops up saying:
7-Zip: Diagnostic messages:
Data error in 'File Name.' The file is broken! How can I fix this data error and get the lost files back
?"

7-Zip data error fix

It is really bothering to be faced with this kind of situation. To fix this data error we have two solutions:

Method 1. Check the virus and redownload an extraction tool

The 7-zip data error at the very beginning results from viruses infection and many people are eager to know how to fix this error. 

First, use your antivirus software like AVG antivirus, quick heal or Norton to scan your computer and get rid of the virus!

Second, go to 7-Zip official website to download the tool again. (Before you download it, you must uninstall the old one) In this way, you can try again to see whether the data error shows up or not? If you want to recover the lost 7-Zip file, you must read on.

Method 2. 7-Zip data error recovery

Nothing becomes difficult until EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard comes to help. This file recovery software can well support 7-Zip data recovery on all Windows platforms including Windows 10/8.1/8/7, meanwhile, supports hundreds of file formats recovery
Therefore, you can easily recover the lost 7-zip file by following the three steps.

Step1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Select the disk where the 7-zip data located and click "Scan" button.

scan the 7 zip file

Step2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will start a quick scan first. After the quick scan completes, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.

the tool will automatically scan the lost 7-zip file

Step3. Choose the file(s) you want to recover by file types from the scanning results. Click "Recover" button to recover the selected files. You'd better choose a different location instead of the original hard drive to avoid data overwriting.

select recover button to get lost 7-zip data back