How to recover saved over office file or file (s) over-written with same file name
Real disaster using Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office is the most commonly used application in our daily life, but Microsoft Office users are easily to encounter this problem that they have saved the Office files but need the previous version or the Office files were over-written by the other one that with same file name. Let's see some real disaster using Microsoft Office.
"I saved over a office file I was working on and need to restore it"
"My parents' neighbor accidentally saved a blank file over the book she's writing with Microsoft Word 2003. Is there any way to recover a more recent version?"
"I created a brochure, then later in the day created a different file. I saved it as the previous file thinking it was something else, I need to get the original file back."
"I use Excel to save daily energy data to a spreadsheet that has about 25 columns. This morning I had updated the file and saved the update. I then deleted all but 8 columns as I wanted to do some analysis on these columns. When I went to save the file as a different name in order not to lose the data, I accidentally hit "Save" instead of "Save As" and all the data is saved over the previous one."
Why these disasters occur regularly?
Microsoft Office is a widely used and popular application all over the world and so many people use it for company or private work. They have to edit the files continually, then the probability of occurring error been enhanced, for example, saved the files over, over-written the files by the ones with same file name, especially for the people that are not careful or have activated the "Auto-Save" function.
Is there any way to recover saved over office file?
The answer is yes, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard work perfectly to recover saved over office file and recover over-written file with the same file name, but the precondition is that the file system of this partition is FAT, this is related to the difference between FAT and NTFS file system.
But if the files are lost due to deletion, format, RAW file system, partition lost, etc. these files can be recovered either from FAT partition or NTFS partition.
How to recover saved over office file?
1. Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, choose "Complete Recovery" module, select file types you want to recover and then choose the partition to scan the files.
2. After the scan, this program will list the files and you can preview them.
This is the current file content.
This is the original file content before saving over.
3. Select this file and save the file to a healthy drive. After this, you can recover saved over office file successfully.
Please note that the old version office file and the current office file are in different location.
Data Recovery Wizard can easily recover lost files due to deletion, formatted, partition loss or damaged logical drives, virus infection, software crash, unexpected shutdown and other unknown reasons.
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