If you right-click on the document file (in Windows Explorer, for example),
then click Restore Previous Versions (or Properties | Previous Versions),
you MIGHT be able to retrieve the original version. This needs to be done
soon, of course, before too many later versions are written over the
I haven't had to do this, thank goodness, but I've heard that it often
works. Please report back with your experience, especially if it works!
R. C. White, CPA
San Marcos, TX
Microsoft Windows MVP
(Running Windows Live Mail 2008 in Vista Ultimate x64)
"Leslie" <Leslie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I mistakingly saved a blank document over my original document. How would
> be able to retrieve it?