Analyzing Defective Files

Use

In the Archive File Browser you can analyze defective archive files using the hex display.

Procedure

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Choose the defective file by double-clicking in the archive files overview. The AFB attempts to read the first data object from the file and to display it in the view Data Object.

According to the type of error in the file this is either successful or you receive the appropriate error message in the log. In both cases you can switch to the Hex Display and analyze the data. To be able to analyze the file you require comprehensive expertise on the structure of archive files.

You cannot use the Archive File Browser to correct the archive file.