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Windows 7: I cannot find a word document I opened as an email attachment


11 Mar 2012   #1

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I cannot find a word document I opened as an email attachment

I opened a word 2010 document from an email in windows live mail desktop version and made some lengthy changes. Now I cannot find the document on my windows 7 system anywhere.

Please help

Peter

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11 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
 
 

The file will be located in a folder somewhere in
C:\Users\(youraccount)\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet
Files\

"\AppData" is normally hidden
"\Temporary Internet Files" is normally a hidden protected Operating System
file

You'll have to remove the checkmark (if they're hidden) in Windows Explorer:
Organize - Folder & Search Options - View

Good luck in finding it, though.

The correct way is to save the attachment first, then open it
from the saved location, if you wish to edit it.
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11 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

Is it available using the file menu, top right, for the most recently accessed files.?

I should maybe mention I hav'n't used Word for donkey's years, but Works does that. !
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11 Mar 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by spooked1 View Post
I opened a word 2010 document from an email in windows live mail desktop version and made some lengthy changes. Now I cannot find the document on my windows 7 system anywhere.

Please help

Peter
Suggestion only :
Open MS Word > click the Office button > right side, under Recent Documents, do you see the doc you were editing ?

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