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Default Re: Corrupt foxpro dbf file - 01-25-2008 , 02:08 PM






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On Jan 24, 11:07*pm, Paul Plak <paul.p... (AT) skynet (DOT) be> wrote:
On Jan 23, 8:14*pm, Paul Plak <paul.p... (AT) skynet (DOT) be> wrote:
Hi all,
A client has a corrupt dbf and I am wondering if someone could suggest
a program that might fix the corruption.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Regards,
Rod.

try db3fix ...

http://files.chatnfiles.com/RBBS%20in%20a%20Box/DDUT/
no garantee whatsoever it will help you, just worth trying ...
--
PPL
Thank you for your reply,
Sorry I forgot to specify that this is a foxpro 2 database and not the
standard dbase 3.
Can you suggest a fix for foxpro dbases.
Thanks again,
Rod

Sorry, I have no idea how to help you handle foxpro dbases.

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Ok, Thanks for your help.

I ended up not being able to fix the database and replacing it with an
old backup copy, missing records will have to be added by the client.
The client has now taken my advice and started taking daily backups of
their data, advice that they had previously ignored.

Regards,
Rod.
While good advice often commes free of charge, ignoring it does not ...

--
PPL






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Paul Plak
 
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Default Re: Corrupt foxpro dbf file - 01-25-2008 , 02:08 PM






Quote:
On Jan 24, 11:07*pm, Paul Plak <paul.p... (AT) skynet (DOT) be> wrote:
On Jan 23, 8:14*pm, Paul Plak <paul.p... (AT) skynet (DOT) be> wrote:
Hi all,
A client has a corrupt dbf and I am wondering if someone could suggest
a program that might fix the corruption.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Regards,
Rod.

try db3fix ...

http://files.chatnfiles.com/RBBS%20in%20a%20Box/DDUT/
no garantee whatsoever it will help you, just worth trying ...
--
PPL
Thank you for your reply,
Sorry I forgot to specify that this is a foxpro 2 database and not the
standard dbase 3.
Can you suggest a fix for foxpro dbases.
Thanks again,
Rod

Sorry, I have no idea how to help you handle foxpro dbases.

--
PPL- Hide quoted text -

- Show quoted text -

Ok, Thanks for your help.

I ended up not being able to fix the database and replacing it with an
old backup copy, missing records will have to be added by the client.
The client has now taken my advice and started taking daily backups of
their data, advice that they had previously ignored.

Regards,
Rod.
While good advice often commes free of charge, ignoring it does not ...

--
PPL




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Paul Plak
 
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Default Re: Corrupt foxpro dbf file - 01-25-2008 , 02:08 PM



Quote:
On Jan 24, 11:07*pm, Paul Plak <paul.p... (AT) skynet (DOT) be> wrote:
On Jan 23, 8:14*pm, Paul Plak <paul.p... (AT) skynet (DOT) be> wrote:
Hi all,
A client has a corrupt dbf and I am wondering if someone could suggest
a program that might fix the corruption.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Regards,
Rod.

try db3fix ...

http://files.chatnfiles.com/RBBS%20in%20a%20Box/DDUT/
no garantee whatsoever it will help you, just worth trying ...
--
PPL
Thank you for your reply,
Sorry I forgot to specify that this is a foxpro 2 database and not the
standard dbase 3.
Can you suggest a fix for foxpro dbases.
Thanks again,
Rod

Sorry, I have no idea how to help you handle foxpro dbases.

--
PPL- Hide quoted text -

- Show quoted text -

Ok, Thanks for your help.

I ended up not being able to fix the database and replacing it with an
old backup copy, missing records will have to be added by the client.
The client has now taken my advice and started taking daily backups of
their data, advice that they had previously ignored.

Regards,
Rod.
While good advice often commes free of charge, ignoring it does not ...

--
PPL




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Paul Plak
 
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Default Re: Corrupt foxpro dbf file - 01-25-2008 , 02:08 PM



Quote:
On Jan 24, 11:07*pm, Paul Plak <paul.p... (AT) skynet (DOT) be> wrote:
On Jan 23, 8:14*pm, Paul Plak <paul.p... (AT) skynet (DOT) be> wrote:
Hi all,
A client has a corrupt dbf and I am wondering if someone could suggest
a program that might fix the corruption.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Regards,
Rod.

try db3fix ...

http://files.chatnfiles.com/RBBS%20in%20a%20Box/DDUT/
no garantee whatsoever it will help you, just worth trying ...
--
PPL
Thank you for your reply,
Sorry I forgot to specify that this is a foxpro 2 database and not the
standard dbase 3.
Can you suggest a fix for foxpro dbases.
Thanks again,
Rod

Sorry, I have no idea how to help you handle foxpro dbases.

--
PPL- Hide quoted text -

- Show quoted text -

Ok, Thanks for your help.

I ended up not being able to fix the database and replacing it with an
old backup copy, missing records will have to be added by the client.
The client has now taken my advice and started taking daily backups of
their data, advice that they had previously ignored.

Regards,
Rod.
While good advice often commes free of charge, ignoring it does not ...

--
PPL




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Paul Plak
 
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Default Re: Corrupt foxpro dbf file - 01-25-2008 , 02:08 PM



Quote:
On Jan 24, 11:07*pm, Paul Plak <paul.p... (AT) skynet (DOT) be> wrote:
On Jan 23, 8:14*pm, Paul Plak <paul.p... (AT) skynet (DOT) be> wrote:
Hi all,
A client has a corrupt dbf and I am wondering if someone could suggest
a program that might fix the corruption.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Regards,
Rod.

try db3fix ...

http://files.chatnfiles.com/RBBS%20in%20a%20Box/DDUT/
no garantee whatsoever it will help you, just worth trying ...
--
PPL
Thank you for your reply,
Sorry I forgot to specify that this is a foxpro 2 database and not the
standard dbase 3.
Can you suggest a fix for foxpro dbases.
Thanks again,
Rod

Sorry, I have no idea how to help you handle foxpro dbases.

--
PPL- Hide quoted text -

- Show quoted text -

Ok, Thanks for your help.

I ended up not being able to fix the database and replacing it with an
old backup copy, missing records will have to be added by the client.
The client has now taken my advice and started taking daily backups of
their data, advice that they had previously ignored.

Regards,
Rod.
While good advice often commes free of charge, ignoring it does not ...

--
PPL




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