How to Fix “CRC failed in the encrypted file” Errors

If you get an error like “CRC failed in the encrypted file (wrong password ?)”!
RAR cannot distinguish a corrupt file and wrong password.

If it were possible, it
would make encryption weaker. Look at these steps in order to fix these kind of issues when you download a game with rar files:


Therefore, such a message may indicate both a wrong
password and a corrupt file:


  • Most likely it is not a password problem, but a download that was corrupt.
    Open Winrar, select “commands” drop down list , “test archived files” to find out
    what file/files are giving you this error.
    If you identified the problem link do one or more of the following:
    1-“winrar repair” the specific file
    2-RE-Download the problem link and that should fix your problem.


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