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Our office in downtown SF was robbed yesterday. Some guy came into the building and walked into one of the offices and stole a laptop off someone's desk. We have footage from the video cameras, but it's in a .drv format, which after doing some research were unable to find a player or a way to convert it to be played by VLC. Does anyone know of such a file and how to view the contents?

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What are the first dozen bytes in the .drv file? Those often contain a magic number. –  Hennes Nov 1 '12 at 19:21
Which camera? Have you tried contacting the manufacturer? Surely you must have considered possible playback methods if you installed something to record? –  Karan Nov 1 '12 at 19:24
This site claims to have a .DRV player: preservesafetyandaccess.com/psa/surveillance.html –  slhck Nov 1 '12 at 19:25
@Karan well, i'm unsure. the thief tried to get into another office too, which is were the footage came from. i was just hoping i did not need to go that far or pay for some propriety program. –  fady Nov 1 '12 at 19:38
@slhck tried that already.. no luck :( –  fady Nov 1 '12 at 19:39

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