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Richard, Computer Specialist
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I was making a list on Notepad and accidentally t an

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I was making a long list on Notepad and accidentally hit an incorrect key - all my work disappeared and I have only two letters on the page. How can I retrieve my work?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Richard replied 3 months ago.

Hi there and welcome

With it open press CTRL and Z

Does this bring the text back?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No, it didnt Just brings back the accidental letter
Expert:  Richard replied 3 months ago.

Ok, then it will be lost sorry. Notepad is a very basic program and has no auto backups.

I advise you always press CTRL + S as your using it to ensure you are actually saving the file to the computer

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