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    hello

    i have never used AutoCAD but one of my clients use it and was in the middle of a job when his PC crashed. when he turned his pc back on his work was lost however AutoCAD says it auto saves every 10 mins is

    any help will be appreciated

    thanks

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    Default Re: retrieve lost data

    You'll be looking for a .SV$ file with the same name as the drawing file. Rename that file with a .dwg extension, then it can be open by AutoCAD.
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    Default Re: retrieve lost data

    Is it easy to retrieve lost data?

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    that depends...... we would need to know what happened to offer any advice.

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