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January 6, 2010 / kiranpatils

UnSupported Compression method

Challenge:

I was writing a piece of code which generates zip file from the files read from Database and send  as an attachment mail to user. I used SharpZiLib library for that. And i completed writing my logic and mail goes fine to user’s mail box. So, far so good🙂. But when user tries to extract the attached zip file using 7Zip it shown following error and was working fine with winzip:

UnSupported Compression method for FILENAME.FILEXTENSION ERROR

Solution:

Then i just started going through the code and i just commented following line of cod and it worked!

//Crc32 crc = new Crc32();
//crc.Reset();
//crc.Update(buffer);
//zipEntry.Crc = crc.Value;

Hope this helps you to resolve your problem and say happy zipping!

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  1. Me / Feb 6 2012 11:43 am

    Thanx for posting this, it solved my problem too!

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