What to Do If Mac Word Files Are Lost

Deleted Microsoft Word Files by Mistake

unsaved Mac word document recoveryI finished typing a word document, but forgot to save it, I went to minimize it when I was accessing the internet, and maybe I clicked on close? But there was no pop up to say if I wanted to save document. I tried to recover document, but not there, then went to the file tab to see if there was a trace of the last document? Nothing! Have I lost it? Or can I retrieve MS Word! Just happen a minute ago.

The general consensus is that if the trash has been emptied, the deleted files were gone permanently. Most mishaps on our working with computer occur because of carelessness and an itchy trigger happy finger. It is bitter lesson that’s taught to us while working on documents like MS Word, MS Excel, or any other like MS PowerPoint. They all says, save and continue to save in advance.

The general consensus is that if the trash has been emptied, the deleted files were gone permanently. Most mishaps on our working with computer occur because of carelessness and an itchy trigger happy finger. It is bitter lesson that’s taught to us while working on documents like MS Word, MS Excel, or any other like MS PowerPoint. They all says, save and continue to save in advance.

Solution to Recover MS Word, MS Excel or MS PowerPoint

undelete Mac word documentNow let’s check the information of Mac Word data recovery. There are so many third-party applications on the market are designed to recover corrupt MS document. But no matter what kind of software you are using to recover the lost files, you must make sure it is safe and easy to use. Actually, most of the software will follow the steps below to recover your files.

1. Install the software you choose on your computer and launch it

2. Scan your drive to find lost files. This may take you a long time or short time. It is based on the quality of your software and how large your drive is.

3. Preview and save what you deleted or lost file. (If the software allow you to preview the found file.)

Tips

1. You cannot save the recovered files to the same drive where they were lost, therefore choose another volume or some external storage device such as a USB flash drive to save them safely.

2. To whom want to know more about data recovery, just keep reading more articles on our site.

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