Articles tagged: corrupted file

What's a CRC Error?

How Do I Fix a Cyclic Redundancy Check Error When I Try to Copy a File?

CRC errors happen when there’s a bad spot on the media of your hard disk. Data recovery and disk repair are often possible with the right tools — but you won’t need them if you have a backup.

A run of the Strings utility

Why is my partially recovered document still not readable?

Writing over a file is a good way to lose data, but if you are willing to dive into some command line programs, you may be able to recover some of it.