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A. Recovering Files and Repairing Word

Recovering Document Files

So your computer just crashed, or lost power, and you haven’t saved your work lately. Nearly everyone who has ever used Word has experienced this now and then. It happens. Programs crash. Data gets lost.

However, with Word 2010, not much data typically gets lost because of the very good data-recovery features built in. As in earlier versions, Word saves your work in temporary files every few minutes, and after a crash, it attempts to load those temporary files so you can recover any unsaved changes to your documents. Therefore, the most you are likely to lose is a few minutes’ worth of work.

In this appendix, you’ll learn how to use and configure Word’s data recovery features, ...

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