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===Software===
 
===Software===
 
We were able to rescue data from files in a variety of outdated formats. Details are described in the list below:
 
We were able to rescue data from files in a variety of outdated formats. Details are described in the list below:
** [[File Type Overview|Harvard Graphics and Word 4]]
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* [[File Type Overview|Harvard Graphics and Word 4]]
** [[Export DataPerfect|DataPerfect]]
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* [[Export DataPerfect|DataPerfect]]
** [[Export Paradox Data|Paradox]]
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* [[Export Paradox Data|Paradox]]
** [[Export dBase Data|dBase]]
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* [[Export dBase Data|dBase]]
*** Excel to Access database
 
  
 
===Hardware===
 
===Hardware===
 
We received some data on 3.5" Floppies and on 5.25" floppy disks. Details on how to [[Reading 5.25" Floppy Disks|read 5.25 " Floppies read]]  are provided.
 
We received some data on 3.5" Floppies and on 5.25" floppy disks. Details on how to [[Reading 5.25" Floppy Disks|read 5.25 " Floppies read]]  are provided.

Revision as of 20:27, 4 November 2014

Data Rescue - outdated software and hardware

This is not a core part of the workflow, however during the project we gained experience with transforming data stored in old and outdated software and hardware formats.

Software

We were able to rescue data from files in a variety of outdated formats. Details are described in the list below:

Hardware

We received some data on 3.5" Floppies and on 5.25" floppy disks. Details on how to read 5.25 " Floppies read are provided.