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.mdc erroneously converted to .pdf

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.mdc erroneously converted to .pdf

Postby SafePower Ararat » Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:53 am


I am using PT300/Patguard.
When I went to open my .mdb file in my documents, I inadvertently forgot to uncheck the box where it defaulted to always open in .pdf, thus all my .mdb files converted to .pdf, even on my backup disk. Apparently, I don't have the Microsoft Access software on my computer, nor on my Office 365, which is probably why the option came up to open in .pdf. Is this going to be a problem or do I need to reconvert to .mdb somehow. After further checking, it appears the data is still there when I tested it in patguard, but not sure if there are any other fallout from this.
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Re: .mdc erroneously converted to .pdf

Postby Alan Freeman » Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:40 am

Firstly, have you "Converted" the file, or just set the "Open With" option. I suspect the latter, and if so, no damage done.

What would you normally want to open it with??

Could just <right click> on the file and select <open with> sort this??
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