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Word - Restore File from Previous Version

This document details how to restore files from a previous version.


1. Right-click on the file you would like restored. From the menu, select "Properties."

Screenshot of Menu

2. From the window, select the Previous Versions tab.

Screenshot of Document Properties

3. On the Previous Version tab:

        1. Select the version you would like restored.

        2. Select "Open."

        ***NOTE: Do not use the restore feature; it may erase more recent data.***

Screenshot of Previous Versions Tab

4. Save the opened file as something other than the original to ensure no data loss.




Keywords:restore, file, Windows, previous, version   Doc ID:21317
Owner:Kris C.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2011-11-17 12:48 CSTUpdated:2022-11-18 08:17 CST
Sites:UW Green Bay
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