data erasure on abrupt shutdown?
Eugene Ipavec last edited by
Hello. This is perhaps a stupid question, but I had a txt file open in NP++ (126.96.36.199, Win8) when power was interrupted. Upon restarting the computer I discovered that the text in the file has been replaced by a very large number of null characters. I don’t imagine this is in any way fixable, but I’d still like to know if this sort of thing is a known issue? (And if so can anyone recommend a txt editor that doesn’t do this?)
Claudia Frank last edited by
did you check the backup directory? Maybe there is an previous version there.
Concerning the editor, I guess the only editor which doesn’t have that potential risk
is an editor which doesn’t interact with files.