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Can't open .odt file makes ####

Postby laugeh » Wed Dec 07, 2016 1:15 am


I can read in some of the other topics that some people are able to recover damages files by a technic i dont understand,
is there anybody here there wanna help me out with this and try to recover this document for me, its really importent.

i hope the documents isn't lost but every time i try something its just show XXXX


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Re: Can't open .odt file makes ####

Postby RusselB » Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:26 am

I hope you have a back up somewhere, as my tools show this to be unrecoverable.
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Re: Can't open .odt file makes ####

Postby RoryOF » Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:32 am

I got nothing from it.
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Re: Can't open .odt file makes ####

Postby Hagar Delest » Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:07 am

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Re: Can't open .odt file makes ####

Postby John_Ha » Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:04 pm

Your file is unfortunately full of zeros and has no data.

See [Tutorial] How to find and un-delete Writer temporary files for instructions on how to identify and un-delete the temporary files Writer wrote while you were editing the file, and then deleted.
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