Many of us have experienced a situation where we have created a Word document and then accidentally closed it out without saving it. Is it lost forever? Do I have to recreate the entire document over? Those are just a few of the questions that will be flying around in your head. Take a deep breath, and follow the steps below to recover your document.
Not only have you recover your document quickly but it is also saved for future access.
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Another situation you might find yourself in: accidentally closing out of a previously saved document but failing to save the latest changes. Microsoft Word will help you recover up to the last 10 minutes of your work. You can also change the amount of time you would like Word to save a recoverable copy of your work. In the screen shot below you will see that I had Word save a temporary copy of my document every minute. I then changed it back to the default setting of 10 minutes.
If you would like change the frequency with which Microsoft Word automatically saves a recoverable copy of your document, follow the steps below. The default time is set to 10 minutes.
Here’s hoping that you are able to recover all of your work!Tags: Word Document