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Corrupted .plw file

Post by mpoprawski » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:27 pm

I was recording data when power went down and the computer switched off. After restart I've realized that data in .plw file is corrupted and cannot be displayed. Does anybody know what to do to recover or fix corrupted file?
Data logger: TC-08 (USB), WIN XP.

corrupted file lives here: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/51821494/07%20 ... rupted.plw

Thanks,

Maciej

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by Hitesh » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:57 pm

Hi Maciej,

Do you have a good data log file that was created with the same settings?

Alternatively, providing you have not changed any settings you can save the settings file from within PicoLog Recorder by clicking File -> Save as... and choosing 'Settings files (*.pls)' and saving the file.

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by mpoprawski » Mon Jun 11, 2012 11:39 am

For 99% the following file has the same settings:
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/51821494/07%20 ... 202012.plw

Hope it helps.

Thanks,
Maciej

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by mpoprawski » Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:51 am

Is there any chance to recover that file? Or any information about the format of .plw files?
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Maciej

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by Hitesh » Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:28 am

Hi,

I have managed to recover data from the corrupted file. I will e-mail it to you via our Helpdesk system.

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by mpoprawski » Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:01 am

Thanks a lot! I'm looking forward to receive the file!

Cheers,

Maciej

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by esyron » Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:36 pm

Hello,

I also have a file that is corrupt, from a PicoLog1216

https://www.dropbox.com/s/kxtgg39smnjrrkl/20121025.PLW

File with same settings

https://www.dropbox.com/s/338ydrk9gl5lokv/20121024.PLW


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Dr E

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by Hitesh » Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:08 pm

Hi Dr E,

I have responded via our Helpdesk system.

Thanks :D
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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by paoloKast » Fri Mar 14, 2014 3:17 pm

Hello,
also i have a problem with a corrupted file :
the file corrupted are in the Trouble.rar
the file with the same setup ok is MappaABanco02.plw
Can everybody help me to recover this file corrupted ??
How can i avoid during the registrarion this corruption ??

Many Thanks !!
Attachments
MappaABanco02.PLW
(40.96 KiB) Downloaded 308 times
Trouble.rar
(151.45 KiB) Downloaded 216 times

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by Hitesh » Tue Mar 18, 2014 10:39 am

Hi paoloKast,

I've been able to recover one file - I will e-mail this through our Helpdesk system.

With regards to advice, please refer to the following forum post:

http://www.picotech.com/support/topic11521.html

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by tom.george » Thu Sep 24, 2015 11:13 pm

Hi
Hitesh I have a plw file that is 3Meg it is too long for the attachment limit 512K.

Can you email me please I have a file that is corrupted and a good recent file.

Tom.

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by Hitesh » Fri Sep 25, 2015 8:04 am

Hi Tom,

I have created an e-mail support ticket for you so you should have received an e-mail requesting the files to be sent through.

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by tastic » Wed May 09, 2018 9:32 am

Hi there please can you explain this in some more detail? this happens to me so often.
once i save the 'Settings files (*.pls)' how to i proceed to get the setting into the corrupt file?
the corrupt file still says stopped after 8k samples but cant determine the settings

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Re: Corrupted .plw file

Post by Hitesh » Thu May 10, 2018 8:41 am

Hi tastic,

If you have a corrupted plw file, please e-mail support@picotech.com with the corrupted file and a known good plw data file.

Depending on the device you are using, you may wish to consider using the PicoLog 6 software as this has a relatively better method of capturing data:

https://www.picotech.com/library/data-l ... r-software

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Hitesh

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