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Error when trying to extract files from a zip file

When I try to extract files and opening the zip itself I get this error: ! C:\Users\Loko\Downloads\Textbook_1.zip: Unexpected end of archive Some people say redownloading is the only fix but it ...
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How to stop 7-Zip from automatically downloading and opening a zip file in Chrome?

I have checked the "Ask where to save each file before downloading" option in Chrome settings yet after installing 7-Zip, every time I click on a link which targets a .zip file: chrome doesn't fire ...
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Why do large zip files become corrupted so often after downloading?

It seems that when I use a web browser to download a large zip file (2-4gb), I go to unzip it and viola, corrupted. This happens so often. Are browsers not reliable means to download a file (http) ? ...
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Link that automatically starts zip file download?

I've seen sites where they link to files, and when clicked it begins thendownload of that zip. How would I go about creating that in my tumblr blog, if it's even possible?
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Why does IE8 corrupt some zip files I download?

For some reason when I download zip files with IE8 I get Folder is invalid or corrupted while downloading with Firefox or Chrome I can open the file. Is there a fix for this?
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Get tarball of any public SVN repository

Is there a website that allows one to get the tarball of any specified SVN repository? For example I want to get the tarball or zip of http://svn.python.org/view/python/trunk/ without having to use a ...
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Does it take longer to download a zipped file than an unzipped file?

I once read somewhere that it takes longer to download a zipped file than an unzipped file of the same size, due to the nature of the zip file. Is this true or nonsense? edit: i'm speaking about ...
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Automatically unzip/untar downloaded files?

Is there a way to automatically unzip/untar everything I download? Preferably without installing anything (I already have enough programs running all the time) and something that works with all ...