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I've tried the xcopy /C you suggest to an external drive and I get a ‘File create error: data error (cyclic redundancy check)'. does it mean I should not hope to recover this file I have? partition software) include the ability to spread archives over multiple files and include redundancy/repair files automatically, based on user settings. Please register or login. navigate here

I have tried copying both from Windows and a command line, on several different pc's, with the same results. I know, I know...What am I doing still using those? Is that enough. After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo!

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. Formatting on the machines to be used is the right idea, but doing the formatting on the laptop might be a mistake. Thanks. :) 0 DerelictThreat 11 Years Ago I actually know whats going on there. Using the above command I was able to copy the file to a working hard drive successfully.

please help me.Oh,and also i tryed to use my recovery disc,and it went 1/2way and an error poped up please help me. diagnose shows that all of my network and laptop is running smooth as a baby butt. any ideas? Reply Dan October 15, 2009 at 9:49 pm Hey Leo, I dont understand the command prompt functions.

I have 2 hard disk Thanks Reply Kenneth January 3, 2010 at 8:29 am First copying the file normally to any location through copy-dialog in windows explorer was impopssible due to It's worked everytime....so far. up vote 3 down vote favorite A client of ours is trying to copy his database, but get's this Windows error: Error Message: Data error (cyclic redundancy check) Explanation: The operating It installs perfectly up until you need to insert the … Possible Data Lost, Help! 16 replies I have Windows 98 SE operating system, and a Hard-disk (20GB) with two equail

As you've already experienced, the default behavior of both COPY and XCOPY is to stop if an error occurs. The whole article. Very unreliable. This would indicate no problem with the hard drive.

Chkdsk/r found and tried to repair files, but many were still not able to be copied to my new hard drive. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites echobay Techie Members 947 posts Operating System:XP2 Posted November 20, 2004 · Report post Glad you found what you needed Try copying them to a different drive or device. Reply Ed October 8, 2008 at 11:09 am Leo, thanks for your help on this.

I'm a huge fan of SpinRite. check over here It's a tool that will scrub your hard disk, bypassing all the built-in mechanisms to repair sectors on the disk. ASUS notebooks are an example of a machine it won't work on. I have very important files in it.

The copy failed part way through with a cyclic redundancy check error. Reply doug battaglia December 3, 2008 at 6:40 pm I tried to do the procedure using the dos prompt to xcopy /c my archive.pst file that had been giving me crc Victor Hackney Feb 06, 2006, 06:50pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: CRCHi On Line Try this for the CRC check his comment is here I KNOW the data is there.

Photos, paid for music and video. 4 hours on and I am still transferring to an external hard drive! I just wanted to say thank you very much for what you do! When I read your suggestions I decided to buy my own copy.

The Xcopy /c command worked like a charm!!

I'm trying to copy a few images from my old pc to my new one, using a floppy disk as I can't be bothered with burning to a cd. Yes I installed and uninstalled lot of applications, lot of them just downloaded as free software from net. However it comes up with two errors when doing this. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create

Reply Jim Witkam June 17, 2007 at 9:02 pm Correction regarding my own previous post: In fact there actually was a bad sector, when I did a real CHKDSK (from the Type "cmd" in the Run window and press "Ok". above Ed mentioned that he cleaned up the registry with some tool, can you please share the name. http://epssecurenet.com/floppy-disk/floppy-disk-crc-error.html If any errors are detected on a floppy during the format, don't use it. 2) Most importantly, use the file-compare DOS utility after the writes. (I vaguely suspect that xcopy might

C:>CD (to wherever the file is located) C:wherever>xcopy /c Outlook.pst D: 1 file(s) copied. just thrilled that I haven't lost my precious memories. and is it possible to solve this error without any data lose? B Feb 06, 2006, 10:01pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Can't read data from floppies due to cyclic redundancy check

I heard that it's a kind of algorithm that checks whether the data read from a media is actually read correctly or not(i.e if there is any missing bits). If the error occurred on a floppy disk, insert a formatted floppy disk or the backup floppy disk, and retry the command. If, however, the file is a program or non-text file (e.g. History Contributors Ordered by most recent Japeters0 pts.

We're trying to get away from paying by the hour on the phone with Microsoft, ‘Outlook PST Repair' seems innocent and truly there in the spirit of helping, but choosing files??? I am vigourous in making online and offline backups with acronis, which was how I discovered that bad spots were starting to arise. Has the laptop got a network card installed? Do you know how many years I tried to get this CD to copy back to my puter?

JP. Well, I think the only way for you to recover any data would be to pay a lot of money to a data recovery specialist (my company does that, by the I'm backing up the main hard drive to an external HD. Thanks in advance for any help Want to enjoy fewer advertisements and more features?

All rights reserved. So formatting on the other machine which has problems reading might be better. Leo ---BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE--- Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (MingW32) iD8DBQFGBHSXCMEe9B/8oqERAh9LAJ9yLp8j2IStoYUAgwf72y2iKqRKiACdFNKE 3O5FomBUEN1Po+og14WRZ9I= =27sg ---END PGP SIGNATURE--- Reply Jim Witkam May 3, 2007 at 3:41 am Hi Leo, I also got a "cyclic redundancy This actually sounds like a job for SpinRite.

Reply Sumit October 14, 2008 at 8:51 am Leo, Can you please tell the best way to clean up the registry. thanks, and Happy New Year CRC errors have nothing to do with your email address, they are simply a problem with a file on your hard disk. My guess is that whatever is on that disk isn't valuable enough to justify the cost. Back when 40 MB drives cost more than computers do now I used it on every system I put together.