I need Windows XP help ASAP Please

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Eric Lewis, Oct 20, 2007.

  1. Eric Lewis macrumors 68020

    Eric Lewis

    Feb 4, 2007
    CANADA? eh?
    Ok..so i was working on a major essay

    i sent it to my self

    and downloaded if off gmail and chose"open with ms word"

    then i didnt relize..and i just pressed save..as i edited it

    then i exicted ms word..and

    then click the file on the right '

    and it gave this error
    (see picture)

    and i have no idea where it is?
    where are downloaded files saved on windows xp?

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  2. nuclearwinter macrumors regular


    Nov 3, 2003
    Milky Way
    Probably not the easiest way

    If you are unsure where files get downloaded, try downloading it (or another file) again and see where the default location is when IE7 or Firefox asks you where to save it. Wherever the save dialogue starts is probably where the document is.

    Are you on a school network or something? It looks like the home directory is mapped to H:\

    You may want to open My Computer and take a look at the H: drive for you document.
  3. Reflow macrumors 68000


    Mar 30, 2005
    Well if you didn't mess around with Firefox then all downloads should go to the desktop. If you click on firefox on the left side of the screen then go to preferences. Then click the main tab and it should tell you were downloads go to.
  4. Brianstorm91 macrumors 65816


    Sep 30, 2007
    Cambridge, UK
    Bitmaps :rolleyes:

    Firefox downloads everything to the desktop.

    Open Word and check for auto-recovery?

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