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Is there an original version of it still in the trash?
I'll let the other expert finish here, but i've been seeing some issues with quark lately, i think there are some issues with version 9. Glad you got your file back. There are some patches that may help you.
aw had no idea it was you. Honestly, i think it's the software makers problem, there are far to many complaints across diff operating systems simulacra to yours. I've worked for software companies before, and they don't always do the right thing and fix the bugs they need to fix, instead they push out newer builds and expect people to buy them, which sadly often works. If i were you, id contact quark and expect a canned unhelpful response, probably sending you to the patch i had sent you to previously.
With that said, if i had access to any other system that can run the version of quark you have, i would with out hesitation install it there and see if the same thing happens again, ruling out anything on your machine. I would also make sure permissions are set correctly on your OS, and i'm pretty sure they are. Again, if you have access to a friend system or maybe even installing a VMware instance on your machine running the same OS and try a reinstall.
Sorry there was no fast answer, that's how it goes sometime. Trying different installs is likely your best way to find a temp fix.
Sounds plausible. This might be a good enough reason to back up and start from scratch making sure you don't have duplicates and what not. Agree?
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