Lost a file

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I was working on a file in Excel in the past week and now it will not open.  It states we can not find the document ----- .   Is it possible it was moved, renamed, or deleted.  To the best of my knowledge, I closed it as I always do.  How can I open this.  Your help is appreciated.  Thanks

 

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Its highly likely it was mistakenly deleted....or corrupted, maybe due to virus or system crash. it does happen. try checking if you can locate the temp file. i think its located somewhere along this file path::
"C:\Users\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office\UnsavedFiles"
or
"C:\ Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Temp"
or
"C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Temp"

you can try reopening them from there.
or if you have a software recovery, that can come in handy in this kind of scenario.

Hope this helps.