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2003 - I didn't save my PowerPoint file but autorecovery is set to 10 minutes - HOW TO USE?

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How can I utilize the autorecovery feature to get back my PowerPoint 2003 file that I didn't save.
I don't even know where my autorecovery files are stored.
Uggh. help.


I'm using PowerPoint 2003 on Windows XP SP3.
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They are stored in the temporary folder for your profile ( %temp%) as ppt*.tmp files.
In XP this is at  C:\Documents and Settings\<Your Profile Name>\Local Settings\Temp

 - look for the date stamp and copy the most recent to another location before renaming to *.ppt and opening.
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