fastconv.exe usage

  [DELETED] 23:10 19 Apr 2006
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Has anybody got any experience with using fastconv.exe? It is an unsupported MS tool that is supposed to let you decompress the *.dat files saved after a Files And Settings Transfer operation, thus allowing access to individual files.

An idiots guide with examples would be very much appreciated as I have been unable to get it to work properly so far.

Better still, does anyone know of a Windows based program that will do the same thing?

  [DELETED] 23:42 19 Apr 2006

Has anybody used fastconv.exe?

  [DELETED] 18:16 20 Apr 2006

No takers then?

  [DELETED] 18:22 20 Apr 2006
  [DELETED] 18:28 20 Apr 2006

Thanks for the link, it looks promising, I can't try it out tonight so will do so tomorrow some time and report back.

Once again, many thanks.

  [DELETED] 22:01 22 Apr 2006

Tried the suggestions in the link to no avail, I keep getting an error message that the source is not valid, or something similar, no matter what combination I try, from numerous Google searches it appears that most people have little or no success with fastconv.exe.

I think I will start another thread to see if there is an alternative way of accessing these files.

  [DELETED] 14:47 28 Apr 2006

No further takers so I'll close as unresolved.

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