files disappeared on data cd

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dkchi

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sony vaio with winme, using adaptec direct cd, cd originally had approx. 20 folders, now only 3. adaptec scanned cd and said "there were problems and should move files" but it won't let me. downloaded a cd repair program that scanned and found only the files that are visible. crucial, important data on this cd. any suggestions, PLEASE.
 

JohnWill

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Try IsoBuster, but those files may indeed be gone. Packet writing software is notoriously unreliable, I think you've given us another example.
 

dkchi

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thanks, i'll give this a shot. hope it works. so what cd writing software should i use?? i had no idea, it came with the computer. damn. but thanks
 

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well john, thanks sooo much for the isobuster referral. it was a LOT of work and a HUGE mess, but i was able to retrieve all lost data. now onto updating the software.
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I'd abandon the idea of using packet writing, your experience is not that uncommon.
 
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