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Discord setup error: Failed to extract installer [FIX]

In this article we will explore some really easy ways to fix this kind of error, so make sure to keep reading.

What can I do to I fix a failed installer?

1. Use WinZip

Using a dedicated tool in order to extract the installer from a file, is usually the easiest and safest way to make sure no error will appear along the way.

WinZip is the perfect tool for this task and it will execute it beautifully without causing problems along the way, as other alike tools may do.

Not only that, but WinZip is also the perfect tool as it supports different archive type files, such as ZIP, ZIPX, RAR, 7Z, GZ, ISO, IMG, TAR GZ, TAR, GZIP, GZ, and many others.

And if you are used to working directly in the cloud, then take note of the fact that WinZip is integrated with Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive.

Let’s have a look at some of its key features:

  • Strong 128-bit and 256-bit AES encryption
  • Signature of new and existing PDF
  • File splitter feature
  • File deletion for duplicate files.
  • PDF conversion, and easy sharing features


Extract all your needed files safely and without errors with this versatile software. Get it now!

2. Scan your device for malware

A common reason why the extract of the installation file resulted in an error can be due to the existence of some malware on your device.

This can be easily fixed though, by installing a running a dedicated program that will scan and remove any threats from your PC.

In that matter, we recommend that you use Malwarebytes, as it’s reliable and fairly easy to use tool.

Once you installed the software, make sure to Run as administrator and wait for the program to finish cleaning your device.

This post was written by Vladimir Popescu and was first posted to WindowsReport

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