CDRW recovery

Discussion in 'Windows Legacy Support (XP and earlier)' started by Streams, Jul 28, 2002.

  1. Streams

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    I have a rather important document on a CDRW disk that seems to have become corrupt . Is there some kind of freeware that can recover it.

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  2. bailey

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    do you know for sure what program was used to write the information to the cdrw.
     
  3. Streams

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    I just copied it from the HDD the the CD in windows explorer. But to access the disk I am using adaptec direct CD.
     
  4. bailey

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    and when you did that, ( move it from the hard drive to the cdrw)
    you were useing windows xp right

    if so, then you need to open the file on the cd with windows xp, only it will see the data correctly.

    it it was copied to the cd with direct cd then what you are trying to do would work.

    xp puts files on a cdrw in such a way that other programs don't read it correctly.

    just put the cd in the writer drive and use windows explore to look at the cd and the file will be there, and readable
     
  5. Streams

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    No, it is not windows XP its windows 2k. I dont think it is possible to recover as the disk is physicaly damaged in a certin area.

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  6. DarkRav

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    Try <a href="http://www.cdrom-prod.com">CD-R Diagnostic</a>
     
  7. Streams

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    Ok thanks DarkRav
     

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