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    ms word recovery

    ms word 2000, a document was not saved but auto save was on for every 2 minutes. my pc froze up and i lost all the work i did. when i go to the document it is only the old one before i made the changes. is there anyway to recover the work i did or is it gone? this happened yesterday...how exactly does the autosave work?

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    Ultimate Member Vyx's Avatar
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    your probably SOL, auto-save saves the work to the same file that you working with. EX. if you have the document saved as "help" it will resave "help" every 2 minutes, not like some programs where it will start saving copies like "help001"...and so on, so if it didnt save, its probably gone.
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    In Word 2000, autosave doesn't overwrite the original file... it creates a second file. Here is a little information that may help you recover the file.

    Microsoft Word 2000 Autosave

    Good Luck!

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    You are able to recover your work. You need to take the help of third party tool as Word recovery which recover your file.

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