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Recovering a WordPad document?

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by ThankYouu, Jun 5, 2010.

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  1. ThankYouu

    ThankYouu Thread Starter

    Jun 5, 2010
    Hello. Just recently, after running multiple things on my old laptop, it froze. It is still frozen, I haven't rebooted it. Thing is, I had an unsaved WordPad document open, and I want to recover it.

    Is there any way I can get it back? Anyway to unfreeze the computer? If I rebooted it, would I still be able to get the document? I didn't once save it throughout making it.

    Thanks very much. I appreciate any help.

    EDIT: Upon it freezing, I have tried pressing CTRL+ALT+DELETE in an attempt to unfreeze it. Nothing has happened yet.
  2. Keebellah

    Keebellah Hans Trusted Advisor

    Mar 27, 2008
    I don't think that Wordpad keeps a backup copy of a document while writing it.
    If it's an exsiting document you were editting you should be able to recover the original one.
    I imagine (since you mention old laptop) that it is not Windows 7 and I don't know if earlier versions allow you to recover a previous version like Windows 7 does.
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