Recovering Word 2010 File

I had a Word file I'd spent all day working on a few days ago, located on a network drive.

Go to open today, lo and behold, its gone. Our data drive got restored to before I saved it.

Grasping at straws, but I dont suppose Word saves a copy locally anywhere within the profile? It didnt crash so its not a "recovered document".
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hongeditAsked:
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revo1059Commented:
Don't think so. Word usually creates a temp copy in the same directory that the actual file is in (usually named ~$[my document]).

How was the drive restored? Complete image copy or just files copied back?
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hongeditAuthor Commented:
Not sure on restoration. All I know is I've lost a load of docs I did this week!
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thomasdavisCommented:
if you open word, go to file then options.  Click on save to the left in there is should say autorecover file location browse there to see if its located there
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revo1059Commented:
Autorecover is usually only for if Word crashes or is closed without saving, but it doesn't hurt to check.
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