FIX: You may receive a "Cyclic Redundancy Check" error message when you try to extract a .zip file by using the ZipFile class in Microsoft Visual J# .NET

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Article ID: 827600 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

When you try to compress and then to expand a .zip file by using the ZipFile class in Microsoft Visual J# .NET, you may receive an error message. This error message only occurs when the .zip file is compressed by using the ZipFile class.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the ZipEntry Class Reader limits the lengths of the entries to 64 kilobytes (KB).

RESOLUTION

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question. The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Date         Time   Version         Size    File name
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11-Jun-2003  21:13  2.1.1257.23812  94,208  Microsoft.windowsinstaller.dll

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

REFERENCES

For additional information, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web sites:

Class java.util.zip.ZipFile
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa282181(VS.60).aspx
Class java.util.zip.ZipEntry
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa284406(VS.60).aspx

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Article ID: 827600 - Last Review: October 9, 2006 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual J# .NET 2003 Standard Edition
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