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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

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a very obvious question which is.. did you save it in your computer? you may also check the recent docs you opened by going to file>recent
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11 Mar 2012   #3

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Another option is to check Temp folder.
Open Explorer and type in address bar
Code:
%temp%
hit Enter.
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22 Mar 2012   #4

 
 

Following up on koolkat's suggestion of looking at Files, Recent, I would suggest you go to Windows Explorer and look in your actual "Recent Items" folder in your C: drive, because there you will find ALL of your recent (and not so recent) items. The "Recent Items" folder can be found by following this path: C:\Users\{name}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent
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