Solved Restore unsaved notepad doc

January 15, 2005 at 08:41:31
Specs: winxp pro, 1.67ghz

Is it possible to restore an unsaved notepad document? I just wrote several pages and did not save it...ugh

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#1
January 15, 2005 at 09:09:29

Herman, I doubt it but go into your Windows/System32 or WINNT/System32 folder and find clipbrd.exe which is the Windows XP clipboard and double click it to open it and see by chance if the contents are still on the clipboard if you copied then pasted to notepad.

Tufenuf


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#2
January 15, 2005 at 09:10:01
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Sorry but I'm afraid you're screwed.

If the PC had crashed or lost power then perhaps there may have been a chance to recover something from a temp file but if you simply closed Notepad without saving, whatever you had written is history.


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#3
January 15, 2005 at 09:14:14

Like Microsoft Word, Notepad also create a temporary file in the temp folder. If you do not save what you have typed, this temp file is not saved either. As kinel says, it's history.

i_XpUser


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#4
January 15, 2005 at 09:20:35

Thanks...back to the drawing board

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