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How to recover ms project 2010 file? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi all,

    I am trying to recover a microsoft project 2010 file that i spent around 4 hours work on, that was overwritten by an older version of the file. It happened on a school laptop therefor was saved on my usb.

    Any suggestions would be great.

    Thanks :)
    Monday, June 16, 2014 11:09 AM

Answers

  • Recovery Toolbox for Project is a project management tool created by Microsoft and included in the MS Office suite. This tool can repair corrupted Microsoft Project (MPP) files and recover their content, or recover these files altogether when they were lost, deleted or damaged because of various reasons.

    Link to download its demo version: http://www.project.recoverytoolbox.com/

    OR ALTERNATIVE ACTIONS

    Do the following:

    1. Launch Microsoft Project Professional and log into Project Server
    2. Open the project in question
    3. Click File - Save As - Save As File
    4. Save the project as an .mpp file
    5. Log into PWA with administrator permissions
    6. Click Admin - Clean Up Project Server Database
    7. Delete the project and its associated SharePoint subweb

    On the new Project Server instance, do the following:

    1. Launch Microsoft Project Professional and log into Project Server
    2. Click Tools - Enterprise Options - Import Project to Enterprise
    3. Import the project
    4. Click Collaborate - Publish - All Information
    5. Click Collaborate - Publish - Republish Assignments
    6. Select the "Overwrite actual work entered by resources" option
    7. Click OK

    Hope this helps.
    • Marked as answer by StewNichols Tuesday, June 17, 2014 3:03 PM
    Monday, June 16, 2014 9:23 PM

All replies

  • Steve --

    Do you have a backup of the most recent file?  If so, revert to the backup.  If not, and you overwrote the newer copy of the file with the older copy, then I am sad to tell you that your 4 hours of work are now gone.  Hope this helps.


    Dale A. Howard [MVP]

    Monday, June 16, 2014 1:17 PM
    Moderator
  • Recovery Toolbox for Project is a project management tool created by Microsoft and included in the MS Office suite. This tool can repair corrupted Microsoft Project (MPP) files and recover their content, or recover these files altogether when they were lost, deleted or damaged because of various reasons.

    Link to download its demo version: http://www.project.recoverytoolbox.com/

    OR ALTERNATIVE ACTIONS

    Do the following:

    1. Launch Microsoft Project Professional and log into Project Server
    2. Open the project in question
    3. Click File - Save As - Save As File
    4. Save the project as an .mpp file
    5. Log into PWA with administrator permissions
    6. Click Admin - Clean Up Project Server Database
    7. Delete the project and its associated SharePoint subweb

    On the new Project Server instance, do the following:

    1. Launch Microsoft Project Professional and log into Project Server
    2. Click Tools - Enterprise Options - Import Project to Enterprise
    3. Import the project
    4. Click Collaborate - Publish - All Information
    5. Click Collaborate - Publish - Republish Assignments
    6. Select the "Overwrite actual work entered by resources" option
    7. Click OK

    Hope this helps.
    • Marked as answer by StewNichols Tuesday, June 17, 2014 3:03 PM
    Monday, June 16, 2014 9:23 PM
  • Project Server Recovery software that recovers all your project information, including projects, particular resources and custom fields, from various Project workspace sites in your web application.

    Read More:- http://www.filesrecoverytools.com/project-server-recovery.html



    Thursday, October 9, 2014 9:17 AM