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    Recover Unsaved File in Notepad++ in just 6 steps

    How to Recover Unsaved File in Notepad++


    This article is about how to recover unsaved files in Notepad++. Unsaved files can be recovered from Backup folder. 

    Notepad++ is a replacement of notepad. It's an Open source Software under GNU General Public License. We'll Check how to recover unsaved file when the Notepad++ is accidentally closed or Crashed. If you have the periodic backup feature is turned on you may have chances to recover unsaved or corrupted files after the program crashes. 

    Find Notepad ++ backup location :

    1. Open a new Notepad ++ file, click on "Settings" > "Preference".  


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    2. Click "Backup" on the Preference window, and find the Notepad ++ backup location on your PC in the "Backup path".


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    3. Copy the backup path of your Notepad and paste it into your Windows Explorer or RUN, press Enter to find the exact backup folder of your Notepad ++.




    4. You will be able to see all Notepad backups listed there. 


    5. Now Click on the file and click on "Edit the File With Notepad++" to view the lost Notepad ++ files.


    6. Click "Save As" or "Rename" to save your lost or unsaved Notepad++files to a safe location.

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