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folder on C: drive that contains all iso files dvds

by sycosteve72 / October 15, 2009 11:28 AM PDT

ok heres the probelum, i belive my 7 year old changed somthing.. here goes: i have a folder on C: drive containing all iso files of my sons dvds he likes. he mounts them him self using dameon tools to watch.
suddenly one day the folder was empty?
so i did a system restore now the iso files are back.. but i cant move/ copy or open them. example error code reads cannot open file. reason access denied. any ideas?

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File changes
by Porch-a-Geese / October 15, 2009 12:21 PM PDT

Each original file will have an md5 or sha sum which indicates if all files and the ISO size match the original.
Are you able to mount and play the files?

Set the user permissions for all users.

If that doesn't work then...

If you want to copy then I suggest the quick following:
Go through my post history for a Knoppix howto. Use the pre adriane release.
Attach a usb device after you have followed the section about character/keyboard repeat.You can copy the files to a usb key.

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i cannot open or copy
by sycosteve72 / October 16, 2009 4:31 AM PDT
In reply to: File changes

Ok.. I cannot open any of the iso files. They did have a mds file with every dvd that that I copied, but I deleted them. I have other folders with iso files in them that I deleted the mds files toand they work fine.
I guess my next question is were/ how do I set the perrmission for all users you were saying? Oh I run XP pro sp2

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iso files inside folder all dont work?
by sycosteve72 / October 18, 2009 10:33 AM PDT
In reply to: File changes

ok so.. i went adn tryied to copy each iso file one by one.. some allow me to copy some dont what gives? anyone with real knowlgedge please help!

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Sounds Like The Files Are Corrupted..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 18, 2009 12:06 PM PDT

If the files were deleted or the user's profile was corrupted somehow, then the files are no longer accessible..

Your best option is a file recovery program, which may or may not be able to rescue the files.. There are a number of such recovery programs if you search Google including ones at the links below:

http://download.cnet.com/Recuva/3000-2242_4-10753287.html?tag=forums06;posts

http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/UK/welcome.htm

Or the Pros at:

http://www.ontrack.com/datarecovery/

Hope this helps.

Grif

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