Karen, I am computor dumb. Some one sent something and I lost it. help

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Dear Karen, I am doing genelogy, and some one sent me by way of computor, E mail [ she said 74 pages] Well I have never downloaded nothing, I click download, and it said where do you want to file this, And I thought my folder, The computor downloaded it, and I went looking for the stuff, and I can"t find it any where, not in files, not in documents, and I don"t have a clue what to do. Help Its not lost forever is it?

-- Irene texas (tkorsborn@cs.com), April 12, 2002


Not to worry, we will find it. Try this:

1. At the bottom of your screen, click "START"

2. Then "SEARCH"

3. Then "FOR FILES OR FOLDERS" (This will then take you to another screen.

4. You will see some choices. If you know the exact name of the file you can type in the "SEARCH FOR FILES OR FOLDERS NAMED". You have to include the extension (ie: .wd). If you know the file name but not the extension you can just type the name and then a period and then the astrick (for example: letterfromhelen.*).


If you don't know the exact name of the file you can go to the second option, "CONTAINING TEXT". In that line type a name or phrase that you know exists in the file. (for example: helen).

5. Then click "SEARCH NOW".

6. One or more files will then show up on the right hand side of the screen. You can then either access the file correct file you want by clicking on it. Or you can see where the file is now living so that you can move it to where you really want it to be. If you want to move it, but aren't sure how to do so, just let me know and I will be happy to help you. Let me know if you need more help in locating it.

-- Karen (mountains_mama2@hotmail.com), April 12, 2002.

Karen, Thanks I made it, I haven"t printed it out,I need to buy ink. You were really helpful. And your instructions are easy to follow. I"ll probably be back with more problems I"m sure God Bless

-- Irene texas (tkorsborn@cs.com), April 14, 2002.

I'm here if you need me!

-- Karen (mountains_mama@hotmail.com), April 14, 2002.

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