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Re: how to recover a corrupted notebook?

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  • Subject: [mg114273] Re: how to recover a corrupted notebook?
  • From: Helen Read <readhpr at>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 06:09:39 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <ictfru$me4$>

On 11/28/2010 6:53 AM, Nasser M. Abbasi wrote:
> Hello,
> Mathematica 7.0,
> As sometimes happens, Mathematica went into some loop,
> waited and waited, and after 5 cups of coffee, could not
> wait more, so I shutdown the process.
> Now my notebook will not open, it says it is corrupted.
> I tried to fix it using a text editor, but could not.
> Here is the original corrupted file, in this folder:
> I was wondering if there is a tool which will help in
> this? May be some automated tool which can fix a corrupted
> notebook?

I have *never* succeeded in recovering a notebook that was corrupted to 
the point of not opening. It doesn't happen very often anymore, fortunately.

Helen Read

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