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I ask because some say yes & some no - I have to be 100% sure as cannot lose these precious docs
Thanks for any help
As the documents would have been saved as a .doc any version of Word will open them
No, you won't lose them, they will have been saved in your Documents folder and that isn't affected, even if you were to uninstall the software completely.
Although it would not be affected, If you do not have backup copies of those "precious docs", I would suggest to back them all up first to be safe. Not just for the Word upgrade on-hand but for future recovery.
But, it is always a good idea to keep a backup copy of any documents that are important to you.
Thank you very guys - I have no idea how to back-up things but I'm sure there's an on-line tutorial somewhere, on here I bet!! Cheers to all who have commented - Love Dee x
Dee, copy them to a new folder, CD or a thumbdrive. Always best to have 2nd copies.
Actually they save as .docx which I guess is the same - I had real problems sending these docs to a friend with full word & sharing with Skydrive - can't wait for full version, no more hassle I hope
.docx is the normal save.
If you have problems, copy the document and save the as a 2003 (.doc) and send that. You will have 2 copies, either / or
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