Can't find Excel file

By roemun ยท 5 replies
Aug 10, 2010
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  1. I am wondering if anyone is a Live Mesh user who may have had the following problem: I was working with an Excel file which I "opened" from a Live Mesh Desktop folder. When I was finished with my work, I saved the file, and closed it. The program never gave me any message regarding the file save, but needless to say, I cannot find the file, and the file located on the Live Mesh Desktop folder is there, but was not updated with the new data. I believe that since the file was saved, and no error message was shown, that that version of the file must be somewhere, but where is my question?
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,158   +986

    look in the 'last folder where you saved an excel file'

    also launch Excel itself and the look in the Open list to see if it is present
  3. techsuitor

    techsuitor TS Rookie Posts: 131

    yup! I agree with jobeard.

    Try to look first the last folder where you save excel files.


    -- InnOVative
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,186   +469

    If you still can't find it, you can search Windows for the file name. The one that you know the location of will be listed but so should the other one.
  5. roemun

    roemun TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It turns out that the file was located in Temporary Internet files, accessed by going to Internet Options/Browsing History/Settings/View Files options. Thanks.
  6. techsuitor

    techsuitor TS Rookie Posts: 131

    I think its wouldn't go there. By default, it suppose to be in My documents, but like mailpup said, you can search it. In start button, go to search.

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