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#1 lebriznon

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Posted 04 April 2004 - 10:58 PM

how can i repair a corrupt .tar archive? the only thing ive found is "advanced tar repair" software but it costs like $50 USD. is there anything free? there are tons of .zip repair utlities...
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Posted 05 April 2004 - 02:30 AM

Try opening it up in a text editor, you might be able to get some data out like that. AFAIK, .tar doesn't compress at all, rather bundles multiple files up into one.




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