How my files became corrupted

Real stories about people's files getting damaged

Post your story about files that you could no longer open to access your data.

Users' stories:

Robert Stewart
2/11/2018 8:03:16 AM

I have a Mac Pro, with a with a V. image drive drive created for Windows 7. accessible through Parallels inter phase. I’m using MS Office 2010 with Access Database. Both Mac and Windows side of the computer are housed on a 1TB SSD as the main source of data storage. After doing an auto update on “Windows MS Office” in Nov 2017, I opened Access DB and got a shot banner statement indicating the Database was unstable, only flashed for 15 seconds or so. I opened the DB and it converted all of my DB and quires from .MDB to .ACCDB and have not been able to access any files since. As far as I know the original .MDB were created in 1998-2002. I used 2010 Access without issues for 3 year until the recent update by MS Office.

1/10/2018 7:49:22 AM

I was working on the file when it suddenly closed and then I tried to reopen it and it does not let me say that the format or the extensions are not valid

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12/11/2017 10:42:34 PM

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11/3/2017 2:56:47 PM

Tried to restore a file standard tools of Office - did not help. USB Flash drive was inserted into the computer and suddenly turned off the electricity.

Jay Damar
10/8/2017 4:51:56 AM

i download from zipp**. i cheked up and its still fine then i copied to my flashdisk. I open it on my own PC and it got corrupted all of my file (RAR only) that i got that time.

Иван Корабеев
10/5/2017 12:46:49 AM

I worked a few days under the presentation in PowerPoint. I did not turn-off PC. The computer just went into sleep mode. Once again, at the beginning of the working day, the computer did not start correctly from a sleep mode. After restart of PC, the presentation stop to open in PowerPoint.

Exchange Worker
9/3/2017 3:02:46 AM

I have lost connection for Exchange Server and lost possibility to work with OST file with contacts and emails. RT Outlook helps to convert OST to PST.

Frank C
8/20/2017 1:26:09 AM

I changed a large number of graphic objects in an Adobe Photoshop project from ordinary to smart objects. As a result, I can open the PSD file, but it can not be saved.

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