corrupt file

I made changes to an 07 project file.  I saved it in 03.  When I went to X 
out it asked to save it again.  I saved again.  Then when I went to X out it 
asked me again.  I just got out w/o saving.  I had saved the file fairly 
recently.  Now when I am trying to open the file it says corrupt content and 
wont' open.  Is there anything I can do?
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Hi Penny,

Welcome to this Microsoft Project newsgroup :-)

If you can't open it, I don't hold up much hope.  You'll have to use you =
backup - you do have one don't you?  You could try opening a new project =
and see if you can import the corrupt file into it (Insert/Project..).  =
If you can get it open, see this: if you suspect a corrupt file, you =
could try the suggestions in FAQ Item: 43. Handling project file =
corruption and/or bloat.

FAQs, companion products and other useful Project information can be =
seen at this web address: http://project.mvps.org/faqs.htm

Hope this helps - please let us know how you get on :-)

Mike Glen
Project MVP
See http://tinyurl.com/2xbhc for my free  Project Tutorials=20
  "Penny" <Penny@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message =
news:42895558-B62A-423E-8B0F-F76D2E40791C@microsoft.com...
  I made changes to an 07 project file.  I saved it in 03.  When I went =
to X=20
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out it=20
  asked me again.  I just got out w/o saving.  I had saved the file =
fairly=20
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content and=20
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i</FONT><FONT=20
face=3D"Comic Sans MS">f you suspect a corrupt file, you could try the =
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bloat.</FONT></DIV>
<DIV>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3D"Comic Sans MS">FAQs, companion products and other =
useful=20
Project information can be seen at this web address:=20
http://project.mvps.org/faqs.htm</FONT></DIV>
<DIV>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3D"Comic Sans MS">Hope this helps - please let us know =
how you get=20
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<DIV>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3D"Comic Sans MS">Mike Glen<BR>Project MVP<BR>See <A=20
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Mike
4/17/2010 3:40:42 PM
Penny, as per Mike's reply, this question has come up before.  I've 
experienced it myself and posted on it a couple of years ago.  Unfortunately, 
none of the suggestions referenced by Mike worked for me.  Then, I was told 
that installing Service Pack 1 would solve the problem for future "saves", 
but I experienced it again after installing SP1.  The only thing that I've 
found to work is to always use "Save As" and a file extension of "Project 
2000-2003", but that means each time I work with a file that is to be shared 
with MSP 2003 users, I only use "save as" in the old format--awkward, but it 
has avoided the problem for over a year.

"Penny" wrote:

> I made changes to an 07 project file.  I saved it in 03.  When I went to X 
> out it asked to save it again.  I saved again.  Then when I went to X out it 
> asked me again.  I just got out w/o saving.  I had saved the file fairly 
> recently.  Now when I am trying to open the file it says corrupt content and 
> wont' open.  Is there anything I can do?
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Utf
4/18/2010 3:45:01 PM
Unfortunately I can't even get the file open to do any of these things.  

Thanks for trying.

"Mike Glen" wrote:

> Hi Penny,
> 
> Welcome to this Microsoft Project newsgroup :-)
> 
> If you can't open it, I don't hold up much hope.  You'll have to use you
> backup - you do have one don't you?  You could try opening a new project
> and see if you can import the corrupt file into it (Insert/Project..).  If
> you can get it open, see this: if you suspect a corrupt file, you could
> try the suggestions in FAQ Item: 43. Handling project file corruption
> and/or bloat.
> 
> FAQs, companion products and other useful Project information can be seen
> at this web address: http://project.mvps.org/faqs.htm
> 
> Hope this helps - please let us know how you get on :-)
> 
> Mike Glen
> Project MVP
> See http://tinyurl.com/2xbhc for my free  Project Tutorials
>   "Penny" <Penny@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:42895558-B62A-423E-8B0F-F76D2E40791C@microsoft.com...
>   I made changes to an 07 project file.  I saved it in 03.  When I went to
> X
>   out it asked to save it again.  I saved again.  Then when I went to X
> out it
>   asked me again.  I just got out w/o saving.  I had saved the file fairly
>   recently.  Now when I am trying to open the file it says corrupt content
> and
>   wont' open.  Is there anything I can do?
> 
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Utf
4/19/2010 12:17:01 PM
Where would I get the SP1?

I have had this problem before also in trying to go back and forth between 
the two versions.  I also have found that the save as and making sure I am 
saving back to that 03 is vital.  I did that twice...  Bad file.  Can't 
imagine there is hope.  Stinks.

"RobV" wrote:

> Penny, as per Mike's reply, this question has come up before.  I've 
> experienced it myself and posted on it a couple of years ago.  Unfortunately, 
> none of the suggestions referenced by Mike worked for me.  Then, I was told 
> that installing Service Pack 1 would solve the problem for future "saves", 
> but I experienced it again after installing SP1.  The only thing that I've 
> found to work is to always use "Save As" and a file extension of "Project 
> 2000-2003", but that means each time I work with a file that is to be shared 
> with MSP 2003 users, I only use "save as" in the old format--awkward, but it 
> has avoided the problem for over a year.
> 
> "Penny" wrote:
> 
> > I made changes to an 07 project file.  I saved it in 03.  When I went to X 
> > out it asked to save it again.  I saved again.  Then when I went to X out it 
> > asked me again.  I just got out w/o saving.  I had saved the file fairly 
> > recently.  Now when I am trying to open the file it says corrupt content and 
> > wont' open.  Is there anything I can do?
0
Utf
4/19/2010 12:19:01 PM
Penny,

You'll need to go back to your last backup.  I do hope you make backups.

you can get SP-2 (latest for Project 2007 which I understand includes 
SP-1) from Microsoft.   Via Google on "microsoft project sp-2" I found:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953326

I've never done any testing and perhaps other know, but it is my hunch 
that moving back and forth between software format versions is probably 
a risk for eventual file corruption. Maybe having SP-2 you can do do it 
with less risk, but don't know.  The format of the MPP file is extremely 
complex and no doubt bugs lurk cross versions.

Without knowing more, I would always settle on a standard file format at 
least common denominator for a project and stick with it.

Better yet, get everyone who uses Project to have exactly the same 
version (including SP-level).

Ultimate would be avoid sending out MPP files if the purpose is only 
communication.  Don't send out data--send out documents with "snippets" 
of the plan/schedule with your view/opinion.


--rms

www.rmschneider.com




On 19/04/10 13:19, Penny wrote:
> Where would I get the SP1?
>
> I have had this problem before also in trying to go back and forth between
> the two versions.  I also have found that the save as and making sure I am
> saving back to that 03 is vital.  I did that twice...  Bad file.  Can't
> imagine there is hope.  Stinks.
>
> "RobV" wrote:
>
>> Penny, as per Mike's reply, this question has come up before.  I've
>> experienced it myself and posted on it a couple of years ago.  Unfortunately,
>> none of the suggestions referenced by Mike worked for me.  Then, I was told
>> that installing Service Pack 1 would solve the problem for future "saves",
>> but I experienced it again after installing SP1.  The only thing that I've
>> found to work is to always use "Save As" and a file extension of "Project
>> 2000-2003", but that means each time I work with a file that is to be shared
>> with MSP 2003 users, I only use "save as" in the old format--awkward, but it
>> has avoided the problem for over a year.
>>
>> "Penny" wrote:
>>
>>> I made changes to an 07 project file.  I saved it in 03.  When I went to X
>>> out it asked to save it again.  I saved again.  Then when I went to X out it
>>> asked me again.  I just got out w/o saving.  I had saved the file fairly
>>> recently.  Now when I am trying to open the file it says corrupt content and
>>> wont' open.  Is there anything I can do?
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Rob
4/19/2010 1:52:13 PM
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Sorry about that, Penny.  Make sure you have backups next time=20

Mike Glen
Project MVP
See http://tinyurl.com/2xbhc for my free Project Tutorials


  "Penny" <Penny@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message =
news:DC14575A-81FE-4FD4-A668-479B993E6570@microsoft.com...
  Unfortunately I can't even get the file open to do any of these =
things. =20

  Thanks for trying.

  "Mike Glen" wrote:

  > Hi Penny,
  >=20
  > Welcome to this Microsoft Project newsgroup :-)
  >=20
  > If you can't open it, I don't hold up much hope.  You'll have to use =
you
  > backup - you do have one don't you?  You could try opening a new =
project
  > and see if you can import the corrupt file into it =
(Insert/Project..).  If
  > you can get it open, see this: if you suspect a corrupt file, you =
could
  > try the suggestions in FAQ Item: 43. Handling project file =
corruption
  > and/or bloat.
  >=20
  > FAQs, companion products and other useful Project information can be =
seen
  > at this web address: http://project.mvps.org/faqs.htm
  >=20
  > Hope this helps - please let us know how you get on :-)
  >=20
  > Mike Glen
  > Project MVP
  > See http://tinyurl.com/2xbhc for my free  Project Tutorials
  >   "Penny" <Penny@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
  > news:42895558-B62A-423E-8B0F-F76D2E40791C@microsoft.com...
  >   I made changes to an 07 project file.  I saved it in 03.  When I =
went to
  > X
  >   out it asked to save it again.  I saved again.  Then when I went =
to X
  > out it
  >   asked me again.  I just got out w/o saving.  I had saved the file =
fairly
  >   recently.  Now when I am trying to open the file it says corrupt =
content
  > and
  >   wont' open.  Is there anything I can do?
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seen<BR>&gt; at=20
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href=3D"http://project.mvps.org/faqs.htm">http://project.mvps.org/faqs.ht=
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Mike
4/19/2010 2:08:47 PM
Penny, you can download it from MS or order it on a CD.

"Penny" wrote:

> Where would I get the SP1?
> 
> I have had this problem before also in trying to go back and forth between 
> the two versions.  I also have found that the save as and making sure I am 
> saving back to that 03 is vital.  I did that twice...  Bad file.  Can't 
> imagine there is hope.  Stinks.
> 
> "RobV" wrote:
> 
> > Penny, as per Mike's reply, this question has come up before.  I've 
> > experienced it myself and posted on it a couple of years ago.  Unfortunately, 
> > none of the suggestions referenced by Mike worked for me.  Then, I was told 
> > that installing Service Pack 1 would solve the problem for future "saves", 
> > but I experienced it again after installing SP1.  The only thing that I've 
> > found to work is to always use "Save As" and a file extension of "Project 
> > 2000-2003", but that means each time I work with a file that is to be shared 
> > with MSP 2003 users, I only use "save as" in the old format--awkward, but it 
> > has avoided the problem for over a year.
> > 
> > "Penny" wrote:
> > 
> > > I made changes to an 07 project file.  I saved it in 03.  When I went to X 
> > > out it asked to save it again.  I saved again.  Then when I went to X out it 
> > > asked me again.  I just got out w/o saving.  I had saved the file fairly 
> > > recently.  Now when I am trying to open the file it says corrupt content and 
> > > wont' open.  Is there anything I can do?
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Utf
4/19/2010 2:31:02 PM
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Hoping someone has an idea on this one. I recently upgraded a clients small network (4 comps) to OS X 10.5 The machines were a mix of 10.3 and 10.2 machines. I cloned all machines to ext hard drives and did an erase and install of Leopard on each. While there were certainly a few issues around the upgrade, mostly everything went fine...then the client tried to open his excel files, consisting of client databases and other essential information. No bueno. The excel files were stripped of their extensions at some point and finder calls them "unix executable files." Excel will not...

US Data File in UK Money
If I have Money data in a US-verion (2004) data file, and then buy the latest UK version will I be able to open my old US-version data file in it? If not, will the data export and import from one to the other as I don't want to have to re-input hundreds of items. Thanks In microsoft.public.money, "Keith" <@.> wrote: >If I have Money data in a US-verion (2004) data file, and then buy the >latest UK version will I be able to open my old US-version data file in it? > >If not, will the data export and import from one to the other as I don't >want t...

POS Inegration with Flat Files
Hi, Can any one assist me with the following: I have a customer who runs a seperate dispensary system in a Pharmacy that still runs on COBOL which at this stage they have to retain. They capture the doctors perscriptions on this system, however they want to use RMS for the rest of the business as well as have the ability to bring up a perscription and process it without recapturing the details. The full details of the perscription is kept in a flat file on the Unix server that I can access. How do I bring the transaction into RMS? -- Cliff Lamberton DART Technologies SOUTH AFRICA C...

full path of excel file
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Compacting Personal Folders File with OL2003
I have worked many years with MS Outlook in various versions starting with Outlook98. My Personal Folders file is now almost 2 Gb in size so I decided to restructure it by creating a new OL2003 type personal folders fileand move a large number of emails into this new archive file. After doing this it has reached a size of 900+ Mb, but the mailbox.pst file has not reduced its size in any noticeable way, maybe 1% or so. So I opened the data file management menu item and selected the old pst file and chose Compact. It starts a dialogue that says "Compacting" with a Cancel button but no...

File name extension
Would anyone know how to reference a particular tab name at the end of a file extension. e.g. file name = workbook 1 worksheet name = tab 1 (in workbook 1) therefore C:\worbook 1\tab 1.xls or something of that nature. Sleepy, In VBA it would be Workbooks("workbook 1.xls").Worksheets("tab 1") In a formula, if workbook 1 is open, and you want to reference the value in cell A1: ='[workbook 1.xls]tab 1'!$A$1 if workbook 1 is closed: ='C:\Foldername\[workbook 1.xls]tab 1'!$A$1 HTH, Bernie MS Excel MVP "Sleepy" <johnnyyakoo@yahoo.ca> ...

Errors in .pst file
I experienced the dreaded blue screen. After the computer re-started I could not open my Outloook, and received the error message, "Errors have been detected the the Outlook.pst file.l It further instructed me to use the Inbox repair tool (Scanpst.exe) to diagnose and repair errors in the file. I ran Scanpst.exe and it detects errors but freezes up when the 'repair' button is clicked. No repairs result. I found the Scanpst.exe in Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office 12. I am running Office 2007 Operating Sytem is XP Service Pack 2 (maybe 3) Is there somewhere I ...

Can Excel 2007 open a numbers file?
Just wondering if there's an add-in that will let Excel open a numbers file, thanks. What is a numbers file? Gord Dibben MS Excel MVP On Wed, 20 Jan 2010 15:17:01 -0800, fnight <fnight@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: >Just wondering if there's an add-in that will let Excel open a numbers file, >thanks. fnight - If you're referring to Numbers, part of iWork for Mac computers, I am not aware of such an add-in. The usual workaround is to use Numbers to save the file in a format that Excel can open. The web page http://www.apple.com/iw...

Saving Visio files as JPG files?
I am currently working on a network documentation project and have succesfully saved single page files a JPG files. One documented region of the network is a large file with multiple pages of information in one file. I have tried to copy each page one by one to Word,JPG or PDF. When I try this there is nothing displayed. I am wondering why the single page visio files will perfom this transition where the multi-page files will not even when copied out a page at a time. Does anybody know if there is a known issue or workaround for this. TW, Exporting as EMF usually creates smaller file sizes i...

Recovering old versions of saved files
Is it possible to recover an old version of an Excel file after saving it without changing the file name? Autorecover is on. Thanks for any help! "=?Utf-8?B?U3B5ZGVy?=" wrote... >Is it possible to recover an old version of an Excel file after saving it >without changing the file name? Autorecover is on. No. That's what backups are for. Now you know why you need backups. -- To top-post is human, to bottom-post and snip is sublime. "Spyder" <Spyder@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote... >Ok, thanks. I am fully aware of the importance of backups; howeve...

Preinstallation of INF File
Hello When an unknown USB device is plugged in, Windows 7 doesn't ask the user for a driver disk. But this was the way we recommended for our users on Windows XP. So I think on Windows 7 I need something like a setup.exe that preinstalls the driver INF file before the user plugs in the device. What is the easiest way to preinstall a USB driver on Windows 7? Do I have to write my own setup program and call some magic API functions? Or can I in some way use the Microsoft Installer? Any help appreciated. TIA -- Michael Reim Michael DOT Reim AT helmut-fischer DOT d...

Insert date into file import
I have a database that imports a .csv file generated by anotherprogram. Unfortunately this program doesn't include a date in eachrecord in the .csv file.I can import the .csv file into my table alright, but I need to attach/insert a date (which I can get via VB code) into each importedrecord. Any ideas?At the moment I'm using the Docmd.TransferText command. have you tried importing the data, then running an Update query on thetable, to add a date to each record?hth<b_lwalker@hotmail.com> wrote in messagenews:1174264665.772034.212550@n59g2000hsh.googlegroups.com...> I have a ...

How to merge 10 files in one step?
Hi Everyone I would like to check is it possible to merge 10 files with the same format together with one step or less steps when compared to opening up 10 files and then copy and paste? I would really appreciate any help given... Cheers ------------------------------------------------ ~~ Message posted from http://www.ExcelTip.com/ ~~View and post usenet messages directly from http://www.ExcelForum.com/ ~~Now Available: Financial Statements.xls, a step by step guide to creating financial statements There is no way built into Excel to do a merge other than copy/paste. (Well, there is th...

Recover previous version of a file? #2
I sorted a portion of an Excel file to print it and found that the whole file had been sorted so columns don't match part way through. It was shut down and restarted. Any way to re-organize to the original format? help please! Anyone out there ? Can you help? thanks >-----Original Message----- >I sorted a portion of an Excel file to print it and found >that the whole file had been sorted so columns don't >match part way through. It was shut down and restarted. >Any way to re-organize to the original format? help >please! >. > 15 minutes isn't ...

passing file name
hye..how to pass the file name that have been read in this function to another function?here's my openfile code.. void CPIDDlg::OnFileOpen() { this->UpdateData(); CFile f; char DataFile[] = { "NUM Files (*.num)|*.num||" }; CFileDialog FileDlg(TRUE,".num",NULL,0,DataFile); if( FileDlg.DoModal() == IDOK) { CString File = FileDlg.GetFileName(); if(f.Open(FileDlg.GetFileName(), CFile::modeRead) == FALSE ) { InitPidDisplay(File); return; } else f.Close(); if (!InitPidDisplay(File)) AfxMessageBox("Failed to load data"); els...

Assembling Visual Studio generated listing files
I need to modify and assemble the assmelber listing files generated from the VS 2005 IDE. A test generated listing file did not assmeble 'as is'. Has any tried this? It seems to me the listing file should assemble. I hope there is some sane reason that would explain the need to do this. Shades of running 'sed' scripts on the output of the PDP-11 C compiler to create the Unix kernel! Since you do not explain what is meant by "did not assemble" it is hard to guess where the problem is. joe On Mon, 3 Dec 2007 10:50:57 -0800 (PST), TahoeKid <rfdunn@hotmail.c...

Publisher won't open file
I am having serious issues with Publisher XP/2002 Creating a simple 2 page file, after closing Publisher refuses to open the file at all, to the point of crashing the application. Deciding not to create the file for a 3rd time and loosing it, i decided that after every change i would save a new copy of the file. All I have done is just added images when it stops working. it doesn't even have to be the same image. at any random point it will just stop working. Help please! Do you have the service packs? Description of Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/83...

How do I change default file locations in Publisher 2007?
any answers gratefully received! You can't. You can put a folder into My Places, when you save a Publisher document, click on that folder. It is an extra step, the developers forgot to include a default path option. -- Mary Sauer MSFT MVP http://office.microsoft.com/ http://msauer.mvps.org/ news://msnews.microsoft.com "Jake" <Jake@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:80F4F34D-FF54-400F-81BE-6388FFA564A4@microsoft.com... > any answers gratefully received! Thanks Mary. LEt's hope it will be added in the future! Best JAke "Mary Sauer"...

Loading older publisher files?
I have some publisher files from Publisher version '03 that will not load in Publisher '07. I have tried to double click them or using the open file optioin, but they just sit there not loading? When I re-start Publisher, they show up on the right side as "recent publications", but if I try to load them from there, the program again just sits there untill I stoop and re-load Publisher. I need to re-load these Training Certificates to publish new ones for an upcoming class. What am I missing????? Did you install the service pack 2? If you did you may have to install the...

Unwanted ToolBar from Downloaded File
Please Help! I downloaded an Excel workbook which had a custom toolbar. Now whenever I open an Excel workbook (blank or previously saved), the tool bar is visible and it's accompanying VBA code can be viewed in the VBA Editor. Unclicking this tool bar will shut it off for the immediate session, but when the next excel file is opened, THERE IT IS AGAIN! How do I get rid of it? Open the VB Editor and look in This Workbook for Application.Toolbars ("YourToolbar").Visible=True Change the True to False -- Greeting from the Gulf Coast! http://myweb.cableone.net/twodays &q...

Recover data from a corrupted spreadsheet
any suggestions for recovering data from a secured spreadsheet/ password protected? The hard drive had a corrupted FAT table, I have recovered the files and I can extract data from non-secured spreadsheets but I cannot extract data from any secured spreadsheets. The data appear encrypted. How do I enter a password if I am not prompted for one when attempting to open the spreadsheet? Any suggestions or use of additional third party tools would be appreciated. -- als Maybe OpenOffice would be worth a try: (http://www.openoffice.org, a 60-65 meg download or a CD) I've never used it, b...

One file in Excel will not open.
Can anyone offer help on this one? We have a user running Excel 2000 and there is one spreadsheet that is just over 3MB that he cannot open. If we try from another machine, the file opens no problem, but on his machine it will not. It appears to load the first worksheet, but the mouse stays in an hourglass and he cannot edit it. Eventually he has to CTRL+ALT+DEL out of the program. The odd thing is, he can open any other Excel sheet, even larger ones, without a problem! Can anyone give a suggestion? I have tried Excel in safe mode, I have tried an older version of the file that u...

Search/Extract Data w/in Text File
Hello again! I am searching within a text file for the last row within the file. After I locate the row I need to separate the data and place into multiple cells on my worksheet. The code I have is as follows: Dim TextPath As String Dim DelimSrchChar As String Dim METtime As String Dim DataBuffer As Variant Dim NCData As Variant Dim DelimPos As Integer '=============================================== DelimSrchChar = "," TextPath = "C:\Temp\Formatted_NC_SN1008.txt" Open TextPath For Input As #1 'open text file for SN1008 Do While Not EOF(1) ...

create .tmp files when saving
Am having a problem with several of my dell machines running window xp professional and office xp pro. when users open an excel file, make a change and save it, then go back in the file, many times it says the file can be open in read only because the file is in use. it then creates a copy of the file using the .tmp as an extension. Why is this happening so frequently. any help would be appreicated. collin Hi Collin Try this first Reboot first and then Delete all the files and subfolders in your \Windows\Temp directory (Win95/98/ME), or your \Documents and Settings\<user>\loc...

Is this realistic? Vista on HD and apps files etc. on another?
I want your opinion. I need to reformat and reinstall vista. A friend who insists he is an expert told me to partition HD and put the vista operating system on one drive and install and have everything else on another drive. The reason he said is if I need to reinstall vista I do not have to reinstall everything else like I am doing now. I am skeptical. (Definitely do not want this guy touching my computer.) Questions: 1. Assume I figure out and do this install configuration correctly. Can I actually reinstall Vista later if needed without causing trouble with my apps on t...