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How to open a corrupted DWG?

A - answer There are several methods how to try to open a corrupted AutoCAD drawing file.
  • Use the Recover command
  • Open the file and press ESC key just before Regeneration/Error message, save to DXF, load, save as DWG, Audit
  • Insert the complaining DWG as a block into an empty drawing
  • Open/save the DWG in an older version of AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT or Actrix
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11.11.1999    20502x  
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applies to: AutoCAD 2000 ·

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