I have a password protected
zip archive (Zip 2.0 CryptoZip) with a
.txt file with sensitive info inside. The problem is that I can't extract it.
"Data error : Wrong password?"
"CRC failed in the encrypted file. Corrupt file or wrong password"
I'm pretty sure I enter the right password, because when I try any different passwords it just ends up with
I reproduced the same error by the following steps:
- Created a password protected
zipwith a single txt file inside
- Edited some of the bytes using
- Tried to extract the
zipusing my password and got the same error.
My question is simple: is there any way now to extract the txt file from this corrupted password protected zip?
I tried to "repair" the zip using WinRAR, Object Fix Zip, DiskInternals Zip Repair, Recovery Zip Toolbox, Zip2Fix. None of them could help me, the "repaired"
zip is still broken and I get the same error.