Indesign CC file damaged and cannot be recovered
Posted on 2014-02-25
In our company some of the employees used to work with the Adobe CC Suite on Mac workstations (OS: Mavericks) and with all files residing on an old Mac Server. That server crashed a few days ago.
We transferred all files to a Windows SBS 2011 server; the Mac Workstations are joined in the Windows domain.
Almost everythings works flawlessly, but there are certain issues. One of the most annoying problems happens in Indesign where newly created files cannot not be opened. There is an error message saying "Cannot open xxx.indd. The file is damaged and cannot be recovered. (Error code: 5)
The error message is not very revealing. Any clues why this happens? It happens a lot (with about 20 percent of all freshly created Indesign files).