I tried the following 2 methods and it still didn't work. I kept getting this "drawing is invalid" message.
Open this dwg file in TrueDWG
I read some threads that you now have to have the old AutoCAD to open the 2007 or before dwg files. Is that true.
If anybody can open it I greatly appreciate it.
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I opened your file in Windows Notepad and it has no header: it's a dead file. Valid DWG files have headers that start with AC then digits.
Not even my third party DWG-capable software can open it. It's a dead file. Nothing to recover.
looking at the frile in notepad++, every character is a NUL. at a guess, somebody used an application to wipe the file and over-write it. ot else a pretty substantial error on the hard drive
You guys are right. I already told the guy and he told me the file is corrupted for some reason.
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