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Mathematica Notebook Corruption

Corrupt Notebook Symptoms

If you try to open a corrupt notebook, you might experience one of the following problems:

Preventing Notebook Corruption

There are two steps to prevent notebook corruption:

Restoring a Corrupt Notebook

You can use the Corruption package to extract all of the readable cells from a notebook:

The Corruption package is still in the experimental stage, so it might not work for every case.

If you are still experiencing problems, please let your instructor know. Keep a copy of the corrupted file, in case your instructor needs it.