Recovering Unsaved Microsoft Word Documents

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If you accidentally quit a new Word document without saving it, there is a chance you might be able to recover your work. Follow these steps:

  1. In Word, go to File >> Open.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of your recent documents listed, and click Recover Unsaved Documents. This will open a folder containing all  unsaved documents from the last 4 days.


     
  3. Double-click your file to open it. Below the ribbon, you’ll see a message that This is a recovered file that is temporarily stored on your computer.
  4. Click Save As and choose somewhere on your system to permanently store the file. Once chosen, click Save.

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Article ID: 496
Created
Fri 1/26/18 3:47 PM