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i did something, it made me get a blue screen stop error. no prob, i restarted my computer, loaded up visual C++, and tried to open my workspace. it said my source file was binary and couldn''t be read!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i have lost my source, is there any way in hell i can get it back? i''ve been trying for 8 hours to rewrite the parts since the last backup, but i cannot make them work. they simply won''t do what they used to do. is there any way i can get the source back?!?!?!??!

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You tried to load the CPP and H files in a simple word processer like Notepad?. I have experienced this problem on a simple word file once.. What I did to retrieve my data was loading the Word file in a program called Edit in DOS..

Hope you get the source back..

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nope, but i fixed the parts that i lost since the backup. i would still like to know why that error occurred though, it could have caused MUCH more damage

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Strange.. What where you doing when it "Froze" and you had to reboot ? Did all the Cpp and H files Corrupt?

What harddrive are you using? Size and Age..

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Original post by Snash
Strange.. What where you doing when it "Froze" and you had to reboot ? Did all the Cpp and H files Corrupt?

What harddrive are you using? Size and Age..


harddrive is about 7 months old, 37.5 gigs. when it froze, i was working on optimizing my draw terrain function. passing more polys/drawIndexedPrimitive based on the caps for maxPrimitives. when i did that, it went to this blue screen and said it shut down to prevent damage to my computer. it gave some stop error, but no driver. i rebooted, started up C++, and loaded my workspace. it said that my source file was binary and could not be read.

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Here''s an excellent way of making sure this error never occurs again: Get a good operating system. My guess is (becuase you said you got a fatal exception error) that you''re using either Win98 or ME, so, get XP Then you wont get those nasty bluescreens, or freeze. lol

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Original post by neurokaotix
Here''s an excellent way of making sure this error never occurs again: Get a good operating system. My guess is (becuase you said you got a fatal exception error) that you''re using either Win98 or ME, so, get XP Then you wont get those nasty bluescreens, or freeze. lol


err, i have xp. this is only the second time i''ve had a crash, and this can hardly be their fault, i''m messing around with the hardware, something was bound to happen.

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