What is CRC and why is it important?

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Created On: 30 Sep 2005 03:33 AM

Answer CRC refers to Cyclic Redundancy Checksum. When you create an archive, Anyzip derives the CRC for each file within the archive based on the contents of the files. When you attempt to extract a file from this archive. Anyzip again derives the CRC for the extracted file using the same logic. The extraction will only be possible if the CRC of the file matches the original CRC.