Downloaded .zip files can't be extracted (Win)

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  • Operating System: Win


Downloaded .zip files from can't be extracted properly.

The following error messages appear:

  • “The installation could not be completed.”
  • “This Live Pack is corrupt.”
  • “Unknown Compound Stream Type.” 


Proper permissions to create files or folders within Windows' temporary folders are missing.


Download and install the free, open source 7-zip application.

Unzip the downloaded .zip file by right-clicking the .zip file and by selecting from the pop-up menu: 7-zip > extract here.

Double-click the extracted file to install it.