[guispeak] Re: File Decompression Problem in XP

  • From: "Dan Kerstetter" <dhk55@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <guispeak@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 11:49:19 -0400

Actually, I'm thinking about reinstalling windows utilities before I do a 
complete reinstall of SP2.  It's just an idea someone gave me this morning; so 
I'm going to look into it.


  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: gerald.g.weichbrodt@xxxxxx 
  To: guispeak@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Monday, June 25, 2007 7:55 AM
  Subject: [guispeak] Re: File Decompression Problem in XP

  Hi Dan, 
  I've been reading the various posts made on this subject over the weekend.  
I'm not familiar with 7Zip, but it occurred to me to suggest uninstalling it so 
that you would be back to just Windows XP's native support for zip-files.  My 
experience has been that installation of other zip-file-handling software 
generally renders the native support inoperative or at least unreliable.  I'm 
thinking you might want to try moving back to the native support provided with 
XP, see how that works, and then, if you like, reinstall your 7Zip.  At the 
very least, I suspect testing out the build-in XP support might tell you if 
there are other health problems in your copy of XP. 

  As well, if you haven't installed XP Service Pack 2, I'd highly recommend it. 
 SP2 has been around a long time, and it provides good strong enhancements and 
bug-fixes.  Installing it may also fix some problems that could have crept into 
your copy of XP over time. 


        "Dan Kerstetter" <dhk55@xxxxxxxxxxx> 
        Sent by: guispeak@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
        06/22/2007 04:21 PM Please respond to

       To <guispeak@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>  
              Subject [guispeak] File Decompression Problem in XP 



  Hi all. 
  I'm using XP Service Pack 2 Home edition. 
  Just within the past week or so, I have not been able to unzip any file 
folders.  If I use the utility that comes with XP, I get the usual vague error 
message from Microsoft.  If I use 7Zip, I get a diagnostic message saying that 
I have CRC failures and the file is broken. 
  I haven't installed anything new lately or made any changes to my system.  I 
also, in hopes of solving the problem, ran deep maintenance today on my system 
with the same results. 
  I would appreciate anything anyone could tell me about how to correct this 
  Thanks in advance. 

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