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Mystery floppy disc file HELP Lowrance LX50?

Old 09-29-2014, 10:28 AM
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Default Mystery floppy disc file HELP Lowrance LX50?

Hi all, I usually can search the threads for an issue and find a topic... but I am clueless with this one and enlisting any help I can get. My grandpa passed away this year and I was left with his fishing numbers. I guess he left it for me because he figured I would be the one to know how to obtain the informaion. The problem is, the numbers are on a floppy disc dated from 1995 with a .ASS file that seems encripted. The floppy is titled "LX50 .ASS". It is a .ASS file and when opened in text editor, you can read the description lines, but the Loran coordinates are illegible. I have no clue which program was used. I am guessing some type of spreadsheet or chart plotter from circa 1994.

Being that this was the only thing left to me, I am determined to crack this! Thank you for any suggestions.
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First let me say I've never done anything like this before. That being said as a last resort if you can't find the program needed to open it you could try a data recovery program. I did something like this when my hard drive suddenly died on my computer and it worked well. This one is free and looks like it would work for you. http://www.easeus.com/datarecoverywi...y-software.htm
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Not sure if this helps -

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