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Windows 7: removing damaged archive files?

20 Apr 2012   #1

windows 7 Pro 32-bit
removing damaged archive files?

Running win 7. Just scanned my C drive w/ESET and the scan turned up several damaged archived files (see below).

Should I:
1. Delete the damaged archived files shown trusting that there won't be any repercussions later?
2. Leave everything as is and forget about it?
3. Any reason not to delete the damaged files and leave everything as is since all is currently good?

Thanks for any insight.

C:\Program Files\Agnitum\Outpost Firewall Pro\update_oss20\downloaded files\ ZIP - archive damaged

C:\Program Files\ 3\Basis\program\python-core-2.6.1\lib\test\testtar.tar TAR - archive damaged

C:\System Volume Information\_restore{32C01AA8-6EC4-44FD-985D-F6ABA071DF2B}\RP674\A0274546.exe NSIS CAB testtar.tar TAR - archive damaged

C:\System Volume Information\_restore{32C01AA8-6EC4-44FD-985D-F6ABA071DF2B}\RP675\A0274706.exe NSIS CAB testtar.tar TAR - archive damaged

C:\System Volume Information\_restore{32C01AA8-6EC4-44FD-985D-F6ABA071DF2B}\RP675\A0274707.exe NSIS CAB testtar.tar TAR - archive damaged

C:\System Volume Information\_restore{32C01AA8-6EC4-44FD-985D-F6ABA071DF2B}\RP675\A0274710.exe NSIS - archive damaged - the file could not be extracted.

C:\Windows\Help\infrared.chm CHM /$WWAssociativeLinks/BTree - archive damaged

C:\Windows\Help\ntshared.chm CHM /glossary.xml - archive damaged

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20 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit

If these archived files do not open with the associated programs then it would be best to delete them.

CAB files can be opened by WinRar for sure and perhaps also with WinZip and 7-z.
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