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I was working on a study guide that is 15 pages long and i need it! I made a table in order to have a visual for studying as well, and when i saved it i closed my study guide and it asked, do you want to save changes to your document? I said yes and all windows closed and now my document is just the table and the 15 pages are gone.
Is there a way to get my document back!?
Please help!!
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Have you looked in your recycling bin? Might be able to regenerate it from there? Also I think if you go to open on word you can open a recent document, maybe it's there?
    
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it was saved over, So like it was Document 1. I made another thing and it asked if i should save it. I said yes and saved it as document 1. the original document 1 is now gone *ie 15 page study guide*
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Open the Word help file and type "document recovery" in.
     
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Have you searched your whole system for the document?
    
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um, this may be drastic, but you could open word and then kill power to your macine (flip the power supply switch) to trick windows into thinking it shut down improperly, then turn it back on and open word, it should show a list of recently used documents and you might be able to recover it that way. This should probably be the last thing you try, however.
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it was saved over, So like it was Document 1. I made another thing and it asked if i should save it. I said yes and saved it as document 1. the original document 1 is now gone *ie 15 page study guide*
Oh, if that's the case, you've overwritten the file. You'll need to use some sort of data recovery service/application to retrieve it.
     
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um, this may be drastic, but you could open word and then kill power to your macine (flip the power supply switch) to trick windows into thinking it shut down improperly, then turn it back on and open word, it should show a list of recently used documents and you might be able to recover it that way. This should probably be the last thing you try, however.
That may work...but if he reused the same file name, it's most likely going to grab the latest version of the file - i.e. the one with the study guide overwritten.
     
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im sure it did auto save, is there somewhere where there are temp. files of auto saves?
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If people could help me search the internet for a program that could help me find that document as e_dogg suggested that would be great
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