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    PhilipBrien2 Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Mar 9, 2015, 01:43 AM
    Archive file corrupted
    Hello :-)
    I can not extract some rar files and have this messages : The archive is either in unknown format or damaged or The file is not a valid TAR archive..
    This files were downloaded from the internet
    How to resolve this a problem ? Is it possible to repair the damaged rar files and how ?
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    Mar 9, 2015, 01:41 PM
    You can repair the files with other files called "Par" files. That is if they were provided with the rar files. They can rebuild bad rar's.

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