How to Recover Lost ZIP or RAR Archive Files

An archive file is a file that composed of one or more computer data files for backup, easy storage and portability, saving computer space, or some other purpose. It is widely used in people’s daily life for computer users can collect multiple data files including photos, videos, music, images, movies, documents and other files into a single file. Popular archive file formats include: ZIP, RAR, GZIP, TAR, 7Z, ARJ, LZH, ACE, GZ, UUR, BZ2, JZR, ISO, etc.

Problem: It is true that archive files bring great convenience to our life, very easy to deliver and take along. However, archive files loss issue is a major problem among computer users. If an archive files get lost from computer or storage medium due to unintentionally deletion, accidentally formatting, power failure, virus attack, or other unknown reasons, don’t be panic, the good news is, the archive files are not permanently erased, chances are still there to restore lost archive files.

Solution: Powerful Archive Recovery introduced by Jihosoft Studio is a great solution to the problem of deleted or lost archives. It will explore your hard drive or storage medium with advanced scanning algorithm and find out deleted or lost archive files perfectly. This File Recovery software supports both ZIP recovery and RAR recovery, other archive file formats recovery are also supported. Also, Archive Recovery for Mac is provided for Mac users.

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Easy Guide to Recover ZIP/RAR Archive Files

1. Download Archive Recovery and install it on PC. Launch the program and select the drive where you lost archive files.
2. Click “Scan” to scan for lost archive files. After a while, all scanned files will be listed there by category.
3. Preview the recoverable files and check those archive files you want to retrieve. Finally click “Recover” to recover ZIP/RAR archives.

Warning: Usually when archive files are lost from computer or other media storage, the files are not permanently gone. But its space will be marked as blank for new data. So, before archive recovery, you’d better not save any new data on the source partition. Or the lost archive files will be overwritten and become unrecoverable.

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