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I had an unsaved .xlsx file and after opening Microsoft Excel, I suddenly chose No to the recover suggestion of Microsoft Excel. I think the name of that file was my_file_name (version 1).xlsx

Then I opened recycle bin and clicked on that file and then clicked restore selected item. Now the problem is that I can't find out where the restored file has gone! Also when I open Microsoft Excel again, there is not the recover option anymore.

I also tried to search for the file with my_file_name query, but it cannot find the my_file_name (version 1).xlsx file.

Is there a way to view recently restored files in windows 7 and their current locations?

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Yes! I found it! Such unsaved files will be in this path:

C:\Users\YourUser\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Excel

So after restoration, the restored file will return back here.

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  • @Jeeped : Thanks for your attention, but accepting my own answer to my question will not boost my reputation. – Aliweb Nov 22 '14 at 9:33

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