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How to recover saved over office file or files over-written with same file name

Troubles of Microsoft Office users

Many Microsoft Office users encounter such a problem when they working with the app: they need to get back the Office file which has been saved over or over-written by another one with same file name. Let's see some real cases.

"I saved over an office file I was working on. Can I restore it?"

"I accidentally saved a blank file over the book I was writing with Microsoft Word 2003, and I saved the file on my external hard drive. Can I recover the saved over data?"

"I created a brochure and later in the day created a different file. I saved it as the previous file thinking it was something else. Any way to get back the original file?"

"This morning I accidentally hit "Save" instead of "Save As" when I was working an important Excel spreadsheet. Now all the data is saved over the previous one. How can I recover them?"

Detailed guide to recover saved over office file

The above cases usually happens when you editing your file. But good news is that you can retrieve office files that have been saved over or overwritten easily with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, no matter you saved your files on the computer, external hard drive, USB drive, memory stick or other devices. Next you can read to learn the detailed guide.

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Step 1. Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, choose "Complete Recovery" mode. Here if you want to recover the saved over office files from external storage device, you need to connect it to your PC.

Choose recovery mode to recover saved over office file

Step 2. Select the file types you want to recover and then choose the partition or device where the lost files saved. Then the software will scan it to find the lost files.

Scan the selected partition or device to find the saved over office file

Step 3. After scan, you can preview all the found files and select out those you want. Finally, click "Recover" button to get them back with one click. Here you need to choose a folder on the computer to save all the recovered office files.

preview the current word file

NOTE: You can use "Find file by name" or "Search files" option to filter your search by file name, type, date and size. It can help you find your target files in the shortest time.

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