How to recover my desktop overwritten file?

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The last time I update the word file is two days before. However, today i found the file with its whole folder is gone, nothing in recycle bin, unable to recover with EasyUS data recovery tool... Another recovery tool only detect three INK format file....
My deskmate said the file must be replaced or overwritten by me, but I don't really remember I have done any thing like that...

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Hi,

You may open a Word file, click File > Option > Save. Then, find Autorecover file location. You can copy this path and paste it in File Explorer to see if any autosaved versions of the needed Word file is visible.

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Maybe your files and folder are hidden somehow. here is how to show hidden files and folders:

1. Windows + E to open Windows File Explorer.
2. Click View on the toolbar, then tap Options to open Folder Options.
3. At the View tab, check the Show hidden files, folders, and drives option at the Advanced settings, click Apply and OK.
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1. Open Windows Explorer
2. Find the folder where the file is located
3. Inside the folder right click anywhere and select properties
4. Now select Previous version Tab
5. Look for an earlier version of the over written file and restore it
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When data is overwritten, new information is recorded over the old information.
At the same time, unused file system clusters are used to record new information. This happens when, after data is lost, the user continues to use the disk for various purposes and writes new files over the old ones. Professionals are unlikely to make such an oversight, but ordinary users may not notice that they have overwritten the data.
Strictly speaking, it is impossible to recover overwritten files. BUT, if the file was archived or the file is skipped when other files were overwritten, it can be restored.
Try to recover overwritten files to use the built-in recovery utility in Windows. To do this, go to Start and select "Backup and Restore." then select one of the options:
To enter "Backup and Restore" on Windows 10, press Windows button + S and you will see a search box. Type "Backup and Restore" or only “backup”, as the best match will be "Backup and Restore (Window 7)”. Click on it.
Use “Backup or restore your files”, if Windows Backup was set up, or "Select another backup to restore files from". Here you can select any desired data for overwritten file recovery.
Again, this method is good if you have set up Windows Backup.

I hope this is helpful!
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