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Windows 7: Error 0x80004005: Unspecified error

28 Jun 2017   #1
Sylveon Fetish

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
Error 0x80004005: Unspecified error

I am unable to extract files from a zip on Windows 7 created on my Samsung Galaxy s6 using File Manager Pro, every time I try, I get the following error

"A problem is preventing windows from completing the extraction

Error 0x80004005: Unspecified error"

I googled the message but only really old outdated Windows Vista results showed up. There is nothing recent or regarding Windows 7

Does anybody know what the problem could be?

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28 Jun 2017   #2

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sylveon Fetish View Post

I googled the message but only really old outdated Windows Vista results showed up. There is nothing recent or regarding Windows 7

Does anybody know what the problem could be?
Hi Sylveon

I don't know if this will answer your question, however I am aware that you can narrow the search results you give a search engine, by including your operating system version in your search query.

For example change your search query and provide the following in search bar:
0x80004005: Unspecified error Windows 7
will reduce number of vista related web links appearing at top of search results lists, and hopefully you find some windows 7 matches.

This advice also useful if another manufacturer uses same code as you are searching.
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28 Jun 2017   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

Sylveon. Have a look at this MS website, there is possible solution there.

error 0x80004005 unspecified error - when trying to unzip an - Microsoft Community

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