Unreadable Data on DVD-RW

  Chris123 08:54 29 Nov 05
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I have erased all data from a DVD and rewritten several months of data files to it using Roxio.

The directory on the disk is fine and all the files have the correct names and icons by them.

When I try to open the files I get the following messages:-

Powerpoint cannot open the file .....
Excel opens with file is not in recognisable format
Word open with a box called File Conversion

Is there any way of recovering this data? Thanks.

  Batch 09:36 29 Nov 05

Have you tried copy the files off the DVD on to hard drive and then using Powerpoint etc. to access them. It might just make a difference - stranger things have been known.

  Chris123 14:48 29 Nov 05

Unfortunately still get same message when reading from hard disk.

Chris

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