Excel Doesn't Give Save Warning

All of a sudden my Excel closes changed files without giving me a save warning.

What did I do to shut off this option?

How do I turn it back on?
Buck_BeasomDatabase DesignerAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Have you created a macro or done some VBA programming?  This is what I see for disabling the prompt. Here is a Microsoft Support Article the discusses how to suppress the Save prompt.


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Buck_BeasomDatabase DesignerAuthor Commented:
There is no VBA behind this spreadsheet - or even on the computer where I am having the problem. I don't want to turn it off. I want to turn it back on.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I don't want to turn it off.    I know that. You were asking how you might have turned it off.

I want to turn it back on.   There is no Excel setting for that.

Try doing an Office Repair (depends on the version). For recent versions, go to Office in Programs and Features and select repair.

If Repair does not work, try uninstalling Office, restarting and installing it again.

Also log into Windows with a different Windows User Name and see if the problem occurs in a new / different Windows user profile.

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Buck_BeasomDatabase DesignerAuthor Commented:
I figured this out. Turns out that in Excel 2010 (which is on my wife's computer - her computer, but my problem anytime things go wrong) there are TWO check boxes on the Save Options tab, and if you have the second one checked (with an auto save path after it) you don't get the warning on close message if you have made changes because it assumes you can always go find the file in the auto save location. Dumb, but when I unchecked that box, we started getting the save warning again.

Since you were the only one kind enough to offer any suggestions, I am awarding you the points.

JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@Buck_Beasom - Thank you for the update - very helpful. And I was happy to help you along the way. ... Thinkpads_User
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