The other day, I was downloading several. I tried to follow your instructions up to the point where you type 'ls -al'. Thanks Really Ugly Workaround I'm having the same problem. But it will in the future. Unzip from the command line doesn't have this problem, so that's a workaround. The same files works fine to download and unzipp for others. I have tried to download new software that perform similar tasks but they require the Archive Utility to instal! I also noticed that it was not just affecting.
I tried Stuffit Expander and it said the. It seems to have frozen and hasn't done anything else for 19 hours. After experimenting, I have determined the following. I am running Lion 10. Hi, I had the same problem.
I actually forgot I have this service. Creating Zip files via WinZip context menu entries is one way that you might inadvertently include path information. Is there some good mac tool, preferably freeware since it's a one-time-use, that can help me? It looks like a square blue face. Run the file utility again on this file to see what it is. Verdict: It worked perfectly and totally saved my files. All of those might actually be corrupted. I don't promise this will work for you, or that this is the best method, but it got me most of what I needed.
Give it a shot, it's well worth the money. I did a backup of photos some time ago and zipped it all. Error 2 - No such file or directory. Archive Utility probems I am also having some problems with the Archive Utility. Alternatively, the same error could happen with an incomplete zip file — but since that Archive Utility worked, this isn't the case. Most errors that came up were from ibooks! Cheers André It's not a virus. Thanks my email address is.
In my frustration I deleated the pptx file and removed it from my trash. Hold down command-R at startup to repair the boot drive. Wait for the process to complete. In the latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on the last disk s of this archive. If you create your Zip file with path information unintentionally, the result would be files extracted to a subdirectory of the expected location. The problem is with archive entries without a directory prefix I ran into this problem tonight and tracked it down to Archive Utility.
I have tried to shut the computer down and also restart it but because the previously blogged about and absolutley evil Archive Utility box is open, it overrides the command and the computer stays open. Please can someone help with this? Once the Finder opens, navigate to the files that you want to compress. Browse other questions tagged or. I did find a fix for this, though I don't understand it. Only the data in the original Zip file is used. In the latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on the last disk s of this archive. I tried unzipping via terminal as suggested by and this worked.
The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions, and validated that they work. Some help on this topic would be greatly appreciated. You can select individual files out of a list by holding the Command button and clicking on each file. Check if you will still encounter the error. I'd also do some careful checking of your network connection to make sure that's not introducing errors in downloaded data. If you have any questions about this information please email.
Every time I try to use the utility, it becomes non-responsive and I need to force quit. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. Follow this guide to compress your old files. You can also download third-party compression software that may be more effective. To create this article, 10 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. It's either a damaged zip, or a zip that uses some feature that your version of unzip doesn't support, or a part of a multi-part zip, or something that was never meant to be a zip but happens to look like one superficially.