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click start-->control panel--> folder option.
now select show hidden files.......
now deselect hide extension for known .... and hide protected opareting...--> apply ok
It will ask you for permission click ok
yeah, but it says pc will be in operable
It will show you the supper hidden files.
After recover your file just undo it
Now go to your word document location. There you will find a lot of word file.
Open them one by one.
You could find your desire word file.
Are you here?
yes, i can't find anything. I'm not sure i'm in the right place
Where was your word document?
on the desk top.
anymore clues as to what it may look like now? is it WRL file?
It will start with ~$....
the one i see says can't open because there are problems with it's contents?
Please try to remember its previous location
plus i don't think it's the right one? it should have todays date on it, right?
should it have todays on it?
I saved it today and yesterday, but the files i see are from January?
double click on computer--> at the search computer option type *.doc/*.docs
try them one by one.
It will showed a lot of search result.
try to find if you are lucky enough then you can regain your lost document.
This is the only way to find our lost document.
i'm not sure how to complete the last command
on the search computer option type *.docx and hit enter.