How can I fix WinRAR Error?

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Hi,I have an evaluation copy of Win RAR in my Windows 2003 server.
Today I tried to unzip a file which is around 7 GB in size, after completing the unzip I am getting an error "The file currept". I am doing the same for the last couple of weeks.

What will be root cause of this problem.

Please advice
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WinRAR isn't supported by Microsoft. Please see
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There is one inbuilt repair tool in WinRAR, which repairs corrupted ZIP and RAR files.

Steps are:

1. Open WinRAR application

2. Click on file, and then select open

3. A find archive window will be opened, select corrupt zip file from your system

4. Click on open button

5. Press Alt+R

6. Repairing File will be opened

7. Click on browse to save repaired file at desired location

8. Check Treat the corrupt archive as ZIP box, and then click OK

9. After corrupt ZIP archive is repaired, click on close.

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