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maryjane-sue Report 26 Jun 2008 12:38

I have been working on photos of headstones and had listed vast quantities of names and dates etc on Note Pad...... and my bleeping computer crashed!

Does XP auto save such things when the computer crashes - and if it does, where is it saved to?

*sits with fingers crossed*


maryjane-sue Report 26 Jun 2008 13:13



eRRolSheep Report 26 Jun 2008 13:35

Notepad is an extremely basic programme and does not have an autosave feature.
Had you saved the file at all?


maryjane-sue Report 26 Jun 2008 15:36

Hi Errol

Thanks for getting back to me - and no, I hadnt saved the file as I was so busy working on it.

*goes off into a corner and sobs quietly*


Frosty Report 26 Jun 2008 15:46

So sorry hun for that but we all learn from our mistakes, i done same thing years back and now always save even when part way though just incase computer crashes. Good luck wuth your work. Jay.x


eRRolSheep Report 26 Jun 2008 16:32

I know it won't help right now but whenever you create a new file, the first thing you should do is save it - even before you have input any data. Some software will then autosave but it is good computing practice to try to remember to save every few minutes. Word and Works (WP) can be set to autosave.