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prodromosm

Hi . A friend sent me a dwg file created since 2018. He can not open it in Autocad. I try to open it with recover command but nothing. I have a *bak file . i try to rename it to *.dwg  and open it but nothing. Is any other way? Can any one fix it? I upload the two files.

 

Thanks

SABBOP_EGSA_09.dwg SABBOP_EGSA_09.bak

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eldon

If one opens this file (and the backup file) in a text editor programme, all one sees is a continuous word of 180 pages length. It is all the same character which is usually an invisible one that cannot be seen in Wordpad, but is seen in Word if one sets it up correctly.

 

So, even if the file started life as a drawing file, it is now nothing as all the data has been overwritten.

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prodromosm

Hi eldon. If i understand this file is damaged.

 

Thanks for the help

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