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Help getting a file opened using IE7.

Help! I was typing up a report continuing from a document I sent myself over email, and naively used the supremely useless IE7 to open it. More naively still, I did not "save as" the document, instead saving it, and now it is inaccessible, unsearchable, and not in the Temporary Internet Files folder.

Could someone give me a hand with retrieving it?

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my docs?

In reply to: Help getting a file opened using IE7.

well just a guess here but when i save something in ie6 it goes to my documents with an htm or html extension. i would look there for it as an html version of it. (i hate ie7, uninstalled it immediately once i saw it) --fj

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Just a question.

In reply to: Help getting a file opened using IE7.

Suppose you had been using the supremely useful Firefox or Opera, where would the edited copy of that document be now? I'm rather sure you don't know.

TIF seems a likely place. That's where Outlook Express (ough, sorry, I don't know about Thunderbird or Eudora) stores them. Why not do a little experiment? Send yourself a mail with an attachment, say myietest.doc. Open it, save it, and search the whole hard disk for the myietest.doc (disregarding your original). One thing is sure: if you saved it, and didn't delete it, it must be there.

Maybe you told IE to clear your TIF at exit? Some people do (it's a regular setting). Then you shouldn't be amazed it's gone.

Hope this helps.


Kees

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