Could not open gz file downloaded from IPUMS CPS

I tried to extract the gz file downloaded from IPUMS, however I failed to do so and it said the files were damaged and could not be decompressed.

I have already followed the instruction to download the 7zip tool but still failed. I have attached the 2 gz file in this email.

Thanks much for your help in advance!

My best suggestion is to make sure that your file was downloaded completely. If the file did not finish downloading from the website, then 7zip will not be able to decompress the file. Based on the error you describe, I strongly suspect this is the issue you are encountering.

Please let me know if you are still encountering this problem. The specific error message you are seeing would be helpful for me to help you troubleshoot further if you still cannot extract the file. I hope this helps.