I have a peculiar problem that I'd appreciate help with. Some months ago I installed a NAS in my home, so all family members can access shared stuff. I started using that thing as the primary spot to save my Finale (184.108.40.2060) files. Since I usually score things that I need right away, I rarely re-open scores. Unless I need the same music again, for some reason.
This is how I discovered that every single Finale file on that disk will give me the error 'invalid file type'. Basically everything I only saved to my NAS seems to be lost.
Now, IMHO, this MUST be a bug in Finale because:
a) I can read every other type of document I save to that disk no problem. This includes big and scary raw video and audio files. It only happens with Finale;
b) I can open the musx files with 7zip. That will give me invalid CRC and errors on the data streams, but the format of the zip itself is correct (for those who never knew .. a lot of XML based formats will actually be saved as zip files, including Word, Excel and .. Finale). I can access all .docx and .xlsx files no problem;
c) I can reproduce easily. When I create a score and save to my local disk, I can reopen later on with no problem. The moment I save as to the NAS and try to reopen, I get this error.
Is there anything I can do to recover those files ? we're talking hundreds, maybe thousands of scores here ...
Henk de Koning