How to open a zip file without upsetting Explorer which crashes

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Windows Explorer or Internet Explorer do not like zip files. I received a zip file from a trusted relative. I tried to open it and my pc is basically locked up and has to be rebooted. I can barely get to the "x" on each window to close them as the "flickering" open and close of Explorer is fast. If I am nimble I can close all windows and shutdown normally. MB finds nothing.
FF and Chrome put files where you can not find them.
So, I've un-zipped files many times but not recently as Explorer locks up in a open and close endless mode. 
There were a couple zip files from 2+ weeks ago. At that time the pc had to be turned off manually. And on one case of reboot, when turned back on there were 113 IE browsers open. That's one hundred and thirteen, so Explorer or IE does not like zip files.
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If you are looking a repair software of Zip Files to use this manual method to repair the corrupted ZIP archive using WinRAR utility. It supports a built-in repair feature that can repair corrupted RAR as well as ZIP archive. You need to follow the steps given below:

  •     Open WinRAR tool, click on File tab > Open. Or press Ctrl + O.
  •     In the "Find Archive" window, locate the corrupted ZIP file and select it.
  •     Now click on Tools tab > Repair archive. Or press Alt + R.
  •     In the "Repairing File name.ZIP" window, click on Browse button to select a location for newly repaired ZIP archive.
  •     Check the "Treat the corrupt archive as ZIP" box and click on OK to start the repairing process.
  •     Within a few seconds, the ZIP archive will be repaired. Click on Close.

If in case this method not working fine. so you can try third-party archive recovery tool. I can strongly recommended to use this tool to repair your corrupt Zip File, To read more details of this tool here:- S. Rawat's Blog || Repair ZIP, RAR, TAR, TAR.Gz and 7z Archive using Archive Recovery

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You can download program of Zip files through: - ZIP Viewer Tool
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Easily recover zip files and restore recovered zip data such as images, photos, music file, songs, email mailbox files, important document files from corrupted, damaged or inaccessible WinZip or Winrar files.

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