Re: recover/find a file
Maybe the file can be found by opening a new Word doc and clicking File>Save
which would reveal the default location.
""Darrell Gorter[MSFT]"" <Darrellg@online.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> You may want to post in a Microsoft Word newsgroup and ask them where the
> default location that Word saves files as well as the default location
> where it autorecover files to.
> There should an Word Options menu item somewhere in Microsoft Word (
> versions of Microsoft Word may locate the Work Options at different
> locations) that lists the default save option locations.
> For example in latest version of Word.
> Autorecover is to this location
> Default file location is
> Darrell Gorter[MSFT]
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> |> okay here is my sad sad story. i e-mailed myself my essay and when i
> |> opening it, i was asked if i wanted to open or save. i clicked open.
> then i
> |> finished my whole paper, and clicked the X button. then microsoft word
> |> me if i wanted to save or cancel and automatically, without thinking, i
> |> clicked the save button. so somewhere in my computer...my essay has got
> to be
> |> saved, right? i think i tried every search phrase and searched every
> |> in my whole computer and i can not find it. when i went back to yahoo
> |> email) and opened the file again, it said it was going to be saved in
> |> "temporary folder" but i cant find this folder either! can someone
> |> help me and tell me what to do? is it possible to find the paper that i
> |> thought was being saved???