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How to find a downloaded excel file

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Hi,

I downloaded an excel file from my hotmail account and worked on it and saved is during this time however I forgot to save it on my computer and now I cannot locate the file.

Is there someway I can recover this file from my temporary folder???

Thanks,

Colleen

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Open the Start menu.

To show all indexed Excel 2003 documents, type in this:*.xls

To show all indexed Excel 2007/2010 documents, type in this:*.xlsx

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If the file you are looking for isn't showing up, try clicking the See more results button to expand your search.

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Hi,

I downloaded an excel file from my hotmail account and worked on it and saved is during this time however I forgot to save it on my computer and now I cannot locate the file.

Is there someway I can recover this file from my temporary folder???

Thanks,

Colleen

 

What version of excel you running?

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