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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Safeguarding a Document

At one time or another, you’ve probably lost some work on your computer. Whether you forgot to save a document or were the victim of a power outage, it’s a frustrating and depressing experience that you vow will never happen again. You can safeguard your work and prevent most losses by doing three things. You can have Word save your changes automatically using the AutoRecovery feature; you can create a backup copy whenever you save your document; and you can keep a copy of a document on your computer, with any changes you make to it also saved to the original document stored on another computer, in case the network connection is broken or the other computer becomes unavailable.

Set Up the Safeguards

  1. Click the Office button, ...

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