Have you tried opening a new word document then click file --> save as. It should open the location the file was last saved in. Hopefully that will also be the location of the file you are looking for. in that save window you can look through and see if the file is there also change the file type drop down to doc and docx to be sure you are seeing all file types.
If you still cannot locate the file, let's take a look in the auto save location click this link c:\users\%username%\appdata\roaming\microsoft\word
in that folder you should see other folders with the file name you are looking for open the folder and there should be a file with the extension .asd change it to a .docx extension and open it. This might be the file you are looking for. If it doesn't open change it to a .doc extension
Let me know if neither option works and we can try some other options.
HI I have had a look still cannot find the file, The link is not opening up.
which windows operating system are you using XP, 7 or 8?
Also which version of word , 2003, 2007, 2010 , 2013?
ok, sorry about that. the link I sent was for windows vista, 7 or 8.
for xp you will need to navigate to this location using my computer c:\documents and settings\%username%\application data\Microsoft\word
%username% is the username you log into your pc with, for example I use "john"
I have cut and pasted this link in my computer c drive with user name but it says its wrong... ?
I havent gone through all... I am not really sure.
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