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Unarchiving large zip file from external hard drive

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Late 2008 13" Macbook

4GB RAM

250GB HDD

Mountain Lion (latest updates)

 

I’m trying to unarchive a rather large zip file (90GB) from my external hard drive. Whenever I do, it gets a little over halfway then gives an error saying, “Input/Output Error.”

 

In Terminal, I’ve run -F, -FF, unzip and ditto, which all give the same issues. Could this mean that my zip file is completely corrupted, or just a couple files inside? Either way, is there a fix for this?

OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.1)

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