File Recovery

How to Recover Corrupt RAR Files

This post is a quick guide for recovering damaged RAR files and gives useful tips for anyone salvaging personal or business data. WinRAR is one of the popular data compression software in the world. Compressed files allow users to archive more data than they would ordinarily do. It is also easy to share files through emails and other media since they are smaller. When these compressed files or the media they are stored in are corrupted, data loss is highly probable. To avert this risk,...

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How to Solve “Drawing File Is Not Valid” Error in AutoCAD

A common error message that AutoCAD users see is the message that a “Drawing file is not valid”. This can occur when you are trying to open a file. We discuss the possible reasons for this error and what to do about it. AutoCAD is one of the most popular computer-aided drawing programs out there, used by architects and engineers to create and share blueprints and technical drawings. AutoCAD files contain vital data that are needed in construction projects as well as the creation...

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How to Repair a Corrupted TAR Archive and Access the Files Within

If you use Linux and you want to archive your files, you usually create a TAR file. A TAR file is an archive file that allows you to save several files in just one file. Unfortunately, TAR files can be corrupted but we can show you how you can quickly fix that. Linux users use TAR files, which is short for Tap Archive, to save multiple files. A file that is marked with the TAR extension is one that is in the Consolidated Unix Archive. TAR files are commonly recognized archive...

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