Advice 1: How to find the saved file

Probably every one of you have ever faced the problem of lost file. You have worked to create the document, how long it's been edited and even saved. Or you've been looking for in the network file with your favorite song or an interesting book, successfully downloaded it, and confirmed your browser finish loading. But that's where the preserved file?! There are several ways to find a lost document or file.
How to find the saved file
You will need
  • A computer running the operating system
Instruction
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First, you need to remember the name of the file or part of the name. If you remember the name of the file fails, no problem. Remember at least the date or time period when they made a save.
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In order to begin the search, click the right mouse button and the menu button "start". It is located in the lower left corner of your Windows desktop. Select the context menu item "Open Windows Explorer". The system will open a window to find your files. In the left part of the window that opens select the folder in which to search. To search all drives, select the folder "Computer". Next, note the top right corner. There you will see a small box with the picture of the magnifying glass.
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If you remember the name of the file or part of the name – feel free to enter it in this box and press "Enter" on the keyboard. The system searches for files with similar names and will return a list of results in the same window.
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If you are unable to remember the name of the saved file, try to search by date you save it. To do this, click with the left mouse button on the field with a magnifying glass. In the popup menu, select "date modified". The system will show you the calendar for the current month and some common patterns of search, such as "Yesterday", "Earlier this year", etc.
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In order to enter a date, simply click it with the left mouse button. If you want to enter a date range, click the first date in the range, hold down Shift and click on second date of the range. The system will allocate a given range by color and display them in the search box and its results.
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And finally, if you are looking for a file created using one of the Microsoft Office applications, the algorithm is more simple. Use the menu "File" of the corresponding application. In this menu there is a section "Recent documents". Look in this section and you will find your saved creation.

Advice 2 : How to find the missing files

Sometimes available on the local disk the files are missing and you don't know where they are or remember where you. In any case, this problem can be solved. To do this, follow these instructions.
How to find the missing files
Instruction
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Determine what the place had to be files, which are currently not in place, make sure that you have them moved to another location. To do this, use the built-in search system in Windows. Open the start menu, in which click "Search". Opens the window "search Results" with custom settings in the left sidebar of the window.
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In the field "Search for files and folders" enter the full name or portion of the file name, which are going to find. Also in the line "Search test" you can enter a fragment of the file contents, that is, if you are looking for a text document, don't remember what was the name of the file itself, you can enter the title of the article or any part of its contents.
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Next, select the system the place where she should search. You can specify how many partitions on the computer or browse to specify a particular folder.
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Search if no positive results are not given, then it is likely that the files have been removed from the computer. To recover missing computer files, install a special program to restore files. One such program is UndeleteMyFiles, which is distributed on the basis of freeware, that is free.
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Run the program and from the main menu select "Deleted File Search deleted files). In the upper part of the window that opens click on the "Search" (Search). In the appeared new window "Search options" on the tab "Locations" (Location) select the partition on which you want to look for the missing files. If you want to search in a certain directory on disk, then click on the "Add location" and select a directory to search. On the tabs "Files" (Files) "Size") and "Attributes" (Attributes) you can set such search parameters as file extensions, their size and attributes, respectively.

Advice 3 : How to recover closed document

Restore closed without saving a documents Word can be done in several ways. They all use built-in mechanisms of the system and does not require additional software.
How to recover closed document
You will need
  • - Microsoft Word 2003 или 2007
Instruction
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Try to find the original document. To do this, access the main system menu by pressing the "start" button, and activate utility search companion by clicking "Use wizard". Select "All files and folders" in the dialog box, and type the name of the document to be restored in the appropriate field. Select "My computer" in the directory "Where to look" and confirm the selected action by pressing the "Find"button.
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Enter in a line "part of the name of the file or the whole file name of" file extension .doc, characteristic of documents of Word, and then click "Find" if you do not remember the file name.
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Expand desktop "recycle Bin" by double click and expand the menu "View" of the upper service panel, point to "table" and use the command "Arrange icons". Select the sub-item "removal date" and try to find the right document.
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Type the extension *.wbk in the line "Part of the file name..." to locate the saved backup file and press the "Find" button (when the parameter "Always create backup copy".
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When using the AutoSave function of documents open Microsoft Office and click "File" upper service panel of the application window. Enter the command "Open", and "Word Document". Click the arrow symbol in the new dialog box and select the option "Open and repair" to attempt an authoritative restore closed without saving the document.
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Use the values *.asd and *.tmp in "all or Part of the file name..." to search for possible places save the document and temporary copies.
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Open menu "File" of the upper service panel of the application window Word for another attempt an authoritative restore of the document and select the Open command. Use the option "All files" in the directory "files of Type" and navigate to the file in the dialog box. Click the button with the symbol "arrow down" and choose "Open and repair".

Advice 4 : How to recover an unsaved document

The solution to the problem of recover unsaved document can be conventionally divided into two methods depending on whether the document is accidentally closed by the user, or an unexpected shutdown office application.
How to recover an unsaved document
You will need
  • Microsoft Office 2010.
Instruction
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If there is an unexpected exit of office apps included in Microsoft Office Suite version 2010, then wait until the task pane "document Recovery". In this area it is possible to save up to three files, recovery which can be performed by the user.
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Open the link with an arrowhead symbol, located next to the document in the window of the restore, and specify the desired action:- "Open" - to view the latest version of the document;- Save as - to change the name or version of the desired file; - Remove - cleaning the recovered documents.Save the recovered document.
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If you accidentally close the document by the user without saving, call the main menu by pressing the "start" button and navigate to "All programs." Expand Microsoft Office 2010 and run the application where you created the private file.
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Open the menu "File" the service window panel for the selected application, and then click "Recent files". Specify the paragraph:- "Recover unsaved documents" - files created in Word;- "Recover unsaved workbooks" for files created in Excel;- "Recover unsaved presentations" - for files created in PowerPoint.
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Find you want to restore a document in the directory dialog that appears, and click "Open". Save the recovered file using "Save as" upper service panel of Windows office applications.
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An alternative method is to create a new document in the desired office application. Then open the menu "File" and select "Information". Click the "Manage versions" and select one of the above commands in accordance with the used application. Browse for the document in the directory and click "Open". Save the recovered file.
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