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Old 09-17-2013, 12:53 PM
Dmoros Dmoros is offline Lost file recovery? Windows 7 64bit Lost file recovery? Office 2010 64bit
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Hi,
Basically I'm doing a project for school, so I work on it at home as well as in school, so to do this I email myself the word document. Today, however, when I clicked on the word document in the email I just used the Open option rather than save or save as. I then proceeded with my project and clicked the save button in the top left hand corner of word and exit. Then when I go to email myself the edited document, I can't find it! I can't even find it on my computer.

Is there anyway I can find this document? Please help otherwise I have lost over an hours worth of work on it.
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Old 09-17-2013, 09:29 PM
fumei fumei is offline Lost file recovery? Windows 7 64bit Lost file recovery? Office XP
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This issue comes up regularly. Do NOT Open attachments and work on files!

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/817878

http://www.gmayor.com/outlook_attachments.htm

Please note the above is in regards to Outlook, but the situation is not restricted to Outlook. With Outlook there is a bit of a chance of finding the file.

Bottom line is NEVER open a file from an attachment. Always save to disk first.
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