My computer did that damned Windows 10 update, and now the story i've been writing on Open Office is gone! What do I do? If searched everywhere, and no, I don't have a flashdrive, no I don't have money to go to a shop, and yes, I am an idiot.
UPDATE: I found it! Hooray!
It's known as a Pebkac Error
"Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair"
Backup, backup, backup. I have 3 external drives with my data backed up. I feel real real bad for you. That is sad. I have very little data on my actual computer. I am sorry you had to learn the hard way. Most people do, alas!
Great……you found your files.
Now….its time to consider possibly a Linux OS? Linux Mint is very good, Ubuntu ain't bad.
Download copernic desktop search and have it index all files. Then search for the file name.