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#72128 by RVELAS2000
Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:00 am
I left one of my drawings open last night and Windows updated my system. I am now unable to open the drawing. I tried copying and pasting to another folder but it only opens the previous version without all the changes I had made. Anyone out there that can help me? Thanks.
#72129 by RParker
Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:38 am
Check for an autosave of the drawing. Trying to remember but I think it would be in the "Session Backup" folder.
#72131 by Roger D
Sat Aug 19, 2017 2:40 pm
Look in the Temporary Folder, If there is a .$wp file, rename to .aec and try to open that one.
#72136 by RVELAS2000
Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:00 am
No .$wp file available but I still have the auto recovery file. I tried changing the file type to an .aec file but that didn't work.
#72138 by RVELAS2000
Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:00 am
Thanks to Clayton at Datacad Support! He was able to recover my drawing from an .arb that I sent him. Much appreciate the work he does!

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