Repair RAR File Header

I tried to extract my .rar file through WinRAR and it gave me error: “WinRAR error the file header is corrupt” How to fix this error message? Someone help me, ASAP!

This type of errors faced by users across the world. As RAR is very sensitive to corruption, improper closure may have affected its header part leaving RAR file in incomplete state. In that case do not panic!! Because this page will help you to repair your damaged RAR header using a suitable application. Refer below given methods to repair rar file header.

Method 1:

  1. In Winrar Right-click the RAR
  2. Select “Extract Files…” to open the general options window
  3. From “Miscellaneous,” check mark “Keep Broken Files.”

So by this, the file saves to the folder you specify, despite the CRC data. Many files will not work using this method if they are severely corrupted however some will.

Method 2:

If the above given method didn’t help to fix RAR header issue then don’t worry!! Without delaying more, try Yodot RAR Repair on your Windows 7 system. This application has amazing features by which you can easily extract multiple RAR files on Windows 7 system. This Repair application is one such utility which can help you in retrieving multiple RAR files without harming it more. During repair process, it does not make any change on original file, instead it extracts and creates a replica of that file. It also enables Preview option, so before purchasing the software, you can check its accessibility and working. This application is compatible with Windows computer running Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 10, Windows server 2003 and Windows server 2008 OS versions.

Simple steps to repair RAR header:

To begin the process, you need to download Yodot RAR Repair application on your Windows  system and install it -> Then, launch the utility by accessing shortcut icon of this repair application -> From first screen, click on “Browse” and search for multipart RAR file that has to be repaired -> Then, click on “Repair” button to begin repairing the selected multiple RAR items -> Once repair of RAR file gets successfully complete, a success message will be appear -> Preview the contents from fixed multi-part RAR file for complete assurance -> At the end, pick destination location to store repaired multiple RAR file on Windows system.