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Corruption?  FileMaker 12 V3 says file is good,  FileMaker 12 v5 and 13 v4 say its bad?

Question asked by BruceHerbach on Dec 5, 2014
Latest reply on Dec 5, 2014 by BruceHerbach

Why does FileMaker Pro Advanced 12.v3 say a file is good and Pro Advanced 12.v5 say there are issues with the same file?


Here is the reason I'm asking the question: One of my clients had their FMS server reboot last night. So I took a copy of the active databases and ran recover on the copies. Three of the files came up with issues. So I started going to earlier backups of the files and the corruption was still there.


This morning I went back to my old Notebook that was used to convert these files from .tp7 to .fmp12. This notebook doesn't have 13 and is still on FileMaker Pro Advanced 12v3. I made copies of the converted files and ran recover on them using 12v3 and they came up clean. I made a new set of copies and moved these to my current system with Pro Advanced 12.v5 and 13 v4. I ran recover on the files with these versions and it found problems.