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#1 Rvan801

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Posted 23 March 2008 - 11:59 AM

I downloaded a Word file online, but instead of saving it somewhere, I chose just to open it. I then made a bunch of changes, saved by pressing Ctrl-S, and exited. I've done this before, assuming that the file was gone. But does the modified Word file exist anywhere on the hard drive? Isn't there some folder where I could find the document with the changes I made? Thanks to whoever helps out.

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Posted 23 March 2008 - 12:14 PM

After you made the changes and saved it, where on the hard drive did you save it to?
That's where it should be. If you have no idea where it might be, and you know the name of the file, you could do a search for it. (Start menu/Search option)

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Posted 23 March 2008 - 12:30 PM

That's the problem. I don't know where I saved it to, since I just pressed Ctrl-S. Also, the file was from a professor's web page, so I'm not sure of the exact file name. Where would the folder for temporary internet files usually be?

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Posted 23 March 2008 - 03:16 PM

Open Word, on the right side, you should be able to Open a Document, or perhaps click on More Documents.
This is where you will find your saved documents.

If you see a different menu, click on the arrow pointing down at the top of menu, and select New Document.
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Posted 23 March 2008 - 03:27 PM

Yes, it can be on recent files on word or go to drive C then documents and settings then click on your user name then go to local settings ( if this does not appear then go to tools then folder options and then view and show hidden files) then go to temp and try finding it there. OR go to search and type in the document's name and find it OR download it again :thumbsup:




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