Email I Was Composing has Disappeared. Can I Get it Back?

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I was responding to an email, but my response disappeared. Do you know a way I can retrieve it?

The longer, original question was a disaster waiting to happen. Before I get to that, though, I want to address a very common scenario: you’re typing a nice lengthy response in email, and all of a sudden it’s gone.

There are many reasons this can happen — some benign, some disastrous.

With so many possibilities, though, there are a few things to try to see if you can get it back before you panic.

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Why does Word tell me a document has changed when it hasn’t?

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Hey Leo, what can I do, when I close out of an existing saved Word document, to stop the “Do you want to save changes to your document?” window from coming up every time, even when I haven’t made changes or touched a thing?

Microsoft Word asks if you want to save changes if you try to close or exit with a document open that Word thinks has changed.

Chances Word is correct, and it has changed. Even if all you did was look.

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