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Posted on 2004-08-13
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I have a file that is corrupt in Paradox 8.  It has 241 records in it, I looked at it in word.  When I click on the corrupt Paradox file, it opens Paradox, but none of the selections open the file.  I can put the file on a Windows XP Professional or Windows NT 4.0 server to try the recovery.

Is there anyway to fix it?  

TIA,

Jess
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by:ravisimpi
ID: 11791367
Try these softwares, I have never tried them.. But have a feeling that they can repair your file

http://www.pcrecovery.com/product.asp?ProductID=9

http://www.officerecovery.com/paradox/index.htm
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by:JessP
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RAVI--Nice work, I will try this recovery today and get back to you.

Thanks,

Jess
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by:JessP
ID: 11795461
RAVI:

I ran the ParadoxRecovery software. It said it fixed .db files.  the file I ran it on on was a .FSL file.  I got the following Message after running the program:

"Internal shell Error.  contact the software developers.  Code=0xC00000005, Address=0x10005889"

any ideas what may be wrong or if this error message is correct?

TIA,

Jess
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ahmedbahgat earned 500 total points
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try and import the data into access db file, possibly access will be able to read the file, if successful then yoc export it back to paradox format

cheers
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by:JessP
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I have had some other problems that precluded me getting to this problem.  I hope to soon.---Jess
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by:JessP
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Thank You all and Thank You ahmedbahgat.  It worked :]
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