Document issues with Word

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rocky1

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Hello, this is my first post here. I have a question about some word documents that i have saved
They seem to save with a second copy in the file with the same wording except instead of all the letters, some letters change to ~$
IE
"honey label" is changed to
~$ney label
so now i have two files. I keep deleting the funky save file
any ideas?
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There is a separate issue, but may be related
In my favorites in internet explorer, the history tab, there is a file that i can delete, and it stays deleted untill i restart the computer. Then it is back again
I have tried to click on it and "unable to access"

well what do you know...I tried to find it and it's gone Any way, in my history, it was a my computer file, sts78.tmp there are a few varieations with the number but the jist is the same

My apologies for forgetting to thank for reading and possibly helping
 

LookinAround

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As to your first question... those files starting ~$ are actually created by Word itself. They're temporary backup files (so when Word tries to recover a file you had been editing to uses the ~$ file it previously saved).
 
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