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Corrupted save files

My FIFA 2005 and 06 data was corrupted due to the fact that I had hot-swapped mem. cards and used a 3rd party or aftermarket card to save the data and not only the career ,squads and tournament data were screwed up but my entire games were too. any help with what i'm experiencing (it happened about 16 months now and it simply won't stop!!!)

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Re: corrupted save files

Unfortunately, there's not much you can do to retrieve your corrupted data. This happened to my entire memory card at one point. This usually happens if you take out the memory card or turn off the power when it's saving but memory cards can possibly fail on their own as well. Since you've had the problem for six months, simply reinserting it and trying again probably won't work (but it does in some cases). Your only hope is to reformat it and start over... sorry.

I'm not sure what you mean about the entire game being screwed up, this wouldn't have anything to do with the memory card data. 

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  2. Use the Control Stick to select "YES" and press the A Button
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  4. Use the Control Stick to select "YES" and press the A Button.
NOTE: When you format a Memory Card, all data will be permanently erased and unable to be recovered.

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simply start the system without any disc in it, got to browser, u can see memory card , go inside it you can see the save files try to delete the files and the system config file also. if you cannot delete the it is done using 3rd party software which u can buy it in the websites

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