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How to open Auto Recover file location to recover the lost word document?

The feature of AutoRecover will automatically save your working document in every specified minute, if you have enabled this feature in your Word. How to quickly access the AutoRecover file location when you need to recover the lost document in Word? This tutorial will introduce two methods to open the AutoRecover file location to recover the lost word document.

Open AutoRecover file location to recover the lost word document in Word Options

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arrow blue right bubble Open Auto Recover file location to recover the lost word document in Word Options

This method will guild you to find out the Auto Recover file location from Word Options, and then recover files with the Auto Recover file location easily in Word.

1. Click File > Options to open the Word Options dialog box.

2. In the opening Word Options dialog box, please click Save in left bar, copy the folder path from the Auto Recover file location box, and then close the Word Options. See screenshot:

3. Go ahead to click File > Open >Browse.

4. In the Open dialog box, please (1) press Ctrl + V keys together to paste the AutoRecover file location into the Address box, and press Enter key; (2) select All Files from the drop down list right to the File name box, and then (3) double click to open the specified folder that probably contains recovered file. See screenshot:

5. In the opening AutoRecover file folder, please select the specified ASD file of lost word document, and click the Open button. See screenshot:

Notes:
(1) If the document is new and never been saved, the file name will be something like “AutoRecovery save of Document 1.asd";
(2) If the document was already manually saved, but you lost intervening work between saves, it will have the name of the saved document (e.g, “Autocovery save of Remove indents.asd“).


arrow blue right bubble Open AutoRecover file location to recover the lost word document with Kutools for Word

The method above requires a few steps to open AutoRecover file location to recover the lost word document, but with Kutools for Word, you can open the AutoRecover file location to recover the lost word document easily and quickly.

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1. Open the recovery location by clicking Kutools > More > Auto Recovery Location. See screenshot:
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2. Now the Recovery location is opening. Please double click to open the AutoRecover folder that probably contains lost file, and then in the subfolder double click to open the the specified ASD file of lost word document. See screenshot:

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    Sylvia Segers · 1 years ago
    I still cannot find auto recovery under save docs
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      kellytte · 1 years ago
      Do you mean there is no files under the AutoRecover folder? Actually, if you Word document is closed by accident without saving, you will get the recovery version in the Document Recovery pane, when you open the document next time.
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    Rina · 1 years ago
    Thank you so much, You saved my working
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    Edogirl · 2 years ago
    Thank you so much. Hours of work almost lost.
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    Adris · 2 years ago
    You saved my life and my job, literally.
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    LauraFarina · 4 years ago
    Thanks! You has save me three hours of work/life. :-*
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    Frankie · 4 years ago
    Thank you, after reading other suggestions which didn't work and were difficult to follow, this one did the trick, it was easy to comprehend and apply. It allowed me to recover 2 hours of hard work!!!
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    Albie · 4 years ago
    Hi, i have a corrupt .doc file that i can not repair. A friend recommended me WordFIX but i don't know anything about the software. What do you think? What software should I use?
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    Will · 4 years ago
    Thank you sooo much, for helping me recover my work.

    Windows 8.1 installed itself overnight, without my permission, and despite me having the "let me choose whether to install updates" setting on.

    I came down this morning to find several days work gone and I was so mad at Microsoft I nearly through my laptop out the window!
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    ragha · 5 years ago
    auto recover file location not available how can find it
    how can i recover it
    excel file suddenly closed and it not shoe recover option but recover is enable only how can i find the recover file
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    Lungisa · 5 years ago
    My battery died before I could save my document. When booting up, MS ran updated. I opened the autorecovery folder, NOTHING. No files there. Auto recover was ON and marked to happen every 10 min before I started with the document. Please assist
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    Kate · 5 years ago
    Thank you!! It worked!!!
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    Ian Z · 5 years ago
    I was using an old document and typing over it. I had been using it for hours, when the laptop decided it needed to do a restart. The old document opened but all the over typing I had done was not saved. This has not worked for me.
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    Sherrie Snow · 5 years ago
    OMG! You're a LIFE-SAVER!!! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
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    Kiwi Paul · 5 years ago
    And let me add... when you do get to the autorecovery location, it may help to organize files by date, with the newest first... that way, the file you're looking for will probably be the first on the list... Just a tip.
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    Kiwi Paul · 5 years ago
    Thaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaanks... you helped me save 12 pages of work! You're a genius!!!!!
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    auggy · 5 years ago
    Thanks... worked like a charm. Almost lost a days worth of work!
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    Jana · 5 years ago
    it worked!!!!! thank you so much tried many other options that didn't work.
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    ehsan rezaie · 6 years ago
    thanks man you saved 2hours of my work
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    nitin · 6 years ago
    Please help I searched for my .asd but it is showing to be 0 bytes and after opening its blank,i am not able to recove my changed contents of document,please help
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    Paulina · 6 years ago
    thanks! it took a while, but was totally worth it.
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    eli · 6 years ago
    hi
    when I follow your guide my recovery filr does not open with word !! what can I do ?
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      ed · 5 years ago
      If Word won't recover the autosaved file, do this:

      1. Make a copy of the .asd file

      2. Rename the file and change .asd to .doc

      (If a dialogue box appears, warning that changing a filename extension might cause the file to become unusable, and you are asked if you are sure you want to change it, click "Yes")

      3. Open the file with Word and save it with a more meaningful filename.
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    Sa · 6 years ago
    Thank you for this information! Thought I had lost the auto-recovered doc, and nearly had a heart attack. Bless you.
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    SH · 6 years ago
    thank you very fucking much!!! you saved my 3 hours of hard work.
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    Ashish · 6 years ago
    THANK YOU!

    Just saved 2 hours of work. I have no idea what happen Kernel Recovery for Word Tool to restore damage Word file which is resolve all corruption problem of Word file.
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    john · 6 years ago
    Hi. I'm having problem about one file that I made.
    My desktop restarted all of a sudden so when I opened it again, along the left side of the word 2007 window was the autorecovery files. I clicked on it and saved the file.
    So I continued my work and finished it and clicked save. When I tried to open it, it's not even in the folder where I had it saved.

    I tried doing the word options trick but I still can't find it. I tried to search .asd files and found it but it says it has been moved. Now I have no idea where to find it.

    Any suggestions? Thanks
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    Ann · 6 years ago
    Super thaaaaank you! :-)
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    Rudu · 6 years ago
    Thank You

    Your explanation was simple and effective.
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    Manoj · 6 years ago
    Thanks you very much..I had almost panic'ed...
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    Adelaide · 6 years ago
    Just what I needed! Thank you soo much.
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    yc · 6 years ago
    Thank you very much.
    I had spent a couple hrs on-line try to find a way to locate my missed files, and your article really help.
    Thanks.
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    Angie · 6 years ago
    thanks a lot for the information :) it is very useful :D
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    Sujata · 6 years ago
    Bless you!! Oh my god I nearly freaked out and other tutorials weren't helping. I liked that you've actually advised to look at where your specific computer saves its unsaved files. So so grateful right now! Thank you

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