How do I recover a file I saved over?

Discussion in 'PowerPoint Newsgroup' started by sr33d, Nov 5, 2004.

  1. sr33d

    sr33d Guest

    I intended to make two versions of the same ppt file -- one with back up
    slides and one without. Unfortunately, when I deleted the back up slides, I
    mistakenly hit the save button before renaming the file.

    Is there a way to undo the save feature and recover the original file?
     
    sr33d, Nov 5, 2004
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  2. sr33d

    TAJ Simmons Guest

    > Unfortunately, when I deleted the back up slides, I
    > mistakenly hit the save button before renaming the file.

    Doesn't that just suck. Whoever (going back a long way) decided to put the "Save" option next to the "Save as....." on
    the file menu? I wonder how many times this happens to people in a day. It's just too easy press that mouse button, when
    the pointer slips from "save as" to "save". enough of my rant...

    Get protection
    Free Sequential Save Add-in by Shyam Pillai
    http://www.rdpslides.com/pptfaq/FAQ00494.htm

    There is a slim chance you can recover your saved over presentation from temp file.......see

    Recovering a corrupt presentation
    http://www.rdpslides.com/pptfaq/FAQ00108.htm


    Cheers
    TAJ Simmons
    microsoft powerpoint mvp

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    >I intended to make two versions of the same ppt file -- one with back up
    > slides and one without. Unfortunately, when I deleted the back up slides, I
    > mistakenly hit the save button before renaming the file.
    >
    > Is there a way to undo the save feature and recover the original file?
     
    TAJ Simmons, Nov 6, 2004
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