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From Terry <>
Subject Re: false "recover files" messages
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2012 09:22:25 GMT

----- Original Message -----
> From: Rory O'Farrell <>
> To:
> Cc: 
> Sent: Wednesday, 7 March 2012 5:25 PM
> Subject: Re: false "recover files" messages
> On Tue, 6 Mar 2012 23:47:46 -0600
> Umberto Tosi <> wrote:
>>  Okay. Latest installment in the saga of the false recovery files.  I
>>  downloaded and installed Revo Uninstaller (free trial version).
>>  It works very well, thank you.
>>  I couldn't quite follow what you said about uninstalling only the 
> profile
>>  and customzing it...
>>  But I did backup my files and used Revo to uninstall OO.o 3.1 as you
>>  suggested. That worked fine.
>>  Then I went to OO.o online and clicked to  download the office suite 3.3
>>  (also as you suggested. )
>>  I've downloaded OO.o a couple of times and never had a problem.
>>  BUT this time, the download and installation failed twice!
>>  The first time it only downloaded the "Weather Bug" which I 
> really didn't
>>  need, but apparently was bundled with OO.o.
>>  The second time (and third) I went back to and tried again.
>>  Both times the exe downloaded for a good hour and at the end I get this
>>  error message:
> *"C:\Users\Owner\Downloads\OOo_3.3.0_Win_x86_install-wJRE_en-US(2).exe
>>  could not be saved, because the source file could not be read...."
>>  *
>>  What's up with that!
>>  I never had such a problem with OO.o or any open source software,
>>  frankly!!!
>>  (Now I have no Open Office!)
>>  Please advise. Thanks.
>>  (BTW- I was able to get rid of a pesky app in the process that Windows
>>  uninstaller didn't phase.)
> <older postings snipped>
> Your remark on downloading "Weather Bug" leads me to suspect that you 
> may have been downloading from some third party source; a "genuine" 
> OpenOffice includes no such add-ons or rogue toolbars.  On User Forum we always 
> advise only to download from the link on or as redirected by 
> its loadsharing.  Before installing a download of OpenOffice it can be useful to 
> check file integrity by the MD5Sum process.  See 
> for details.
> The (2) in the filename you quote above indicates that this is the third copy of 
> a file with that name on your computer.  Probably you do not need another 
> download.  I suggest you try the MD5Sum process; if the checksum matches one or 
> other copy of the file, then install from that.
> -- 
> Rory O'Farrell <>

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