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Anyone able to recover this word document for me? Tried the built in feature in Word, ...
11th November 2009, 09:46 AM #1
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Recover Corrupt Word Document
A challenge for you.
Anyone able to recover this word document for me? Tried the built in feature in Word, tried open office, tried a few thired party software on the net but still nothing. Any ideas?
Last edited by karldenton; 11th November 2009 at 09:56 AM.
11th November 2009, 10:17 AM #2
Is this a joke?
All i get is an edugeek webpage, with some error regarding logging into vbulletin as though the site has timed out on you. no corruption.
11th November 2009, 10:21 AM #3
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No its not a joke. Will try the upload again.
11th November 2009, 11:33 AM #4
Seems to have uploaded fine actually but not having much joy getting anything out of it... Would think that's you right clicking and saving an edugeek error page? Definitely a corrupt doc for me. All I get text wise out of it at the moment is
All i get is an edugeek webpage, with some error regarding logging into vbulletin as though the site has timed out on you.
Guessing this is from a personal laptop then?
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11th November 2009, 11:35 AM #5
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Yeah, she did the work ah home and got corrupt when copied to memory stick.
11th November 2009, 11:38 AM #6
The file headers are missing so it wont ever be openable properly - the program wont know what bit of data is where - has she got a copy at home or will it be quicker to redo it.
Sorry for being the bearer of bad news.
11th November 2009, 11:41 AM #7
My bad. It was freedownloadmanager doing the download and it doesn't have my edugeek login details thus the error. strangely it created a word document and populated it with the erroring webpage. I didn't actually see the error, and continued in the forum as normal. odd.
so if it was done at home, you still have an original somewhere???
11th November 2009, 11:53 AM #8
Open up word --> Tools --> Options --> File Locations
Originally Posted by vikpaw
That should show you where it has been configured to do auto saves
Should be a copy of it there
Also if its still corrupt , you can try and make a copy of it and rename it to either htm or html file ext and open and any recoverable info should be in there
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