MKV files changed into CHK files when copied to USB drive

February 15, 2012 at 03:54:29
Specs: Windows 7, 4
I took some mkv files into my USB from my friend's computer.But, now when i attached it to my PC, it is showing CHK files of the size of MKV files.How can i get my files back?

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#1
February 15, 2012 at 04:03:48
Try renaming the files so that they have a .mkv extension instead of a .chk extension.

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#2
February 15, 2012 at 13:04:03
I'd be more worried that some virus is causing it.

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#3
February 16, 2012 at 02:34:10
Already tried it...Its not working..

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#4
February 16, 2012 at 02:35:01
Definitely not virus...scanned it properly with a proper updated antivirus..

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#5
February 17, 2012 at 05:42:11
you didnt mentioned os in ur friends pc it might be xp, n u might have disconnected while copying, so try using vlc, if not u can get original files fro those chk files

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#6
February 19, 2012 at 22:21:53
thnx...but i eventually i formatted the USB..It was a issue related to the USB..May be there were some bad sectors...I brought the data back again in another USB..and It is working fine.

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