after saving word document, the content went wierd

  GEEKSTA 21:09 15 Jan 2008
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HELPP!!!!

i have a bigg problem!!
After finishing work, i saved it then all of the content went all wierd??

Its all been scattered through out 26 pages? when the real work is only like 5 pages??

Most of it has turned to
¤ $ $ · Ô Ô ê ê ê ê ê ê 6 8 8 8 8 8 8 $ m


???

What an earth has gone wrong??
Someone please helpp!!
thankss

  VoG II 21:16 15 Jan 2008

Did you have the option set to save a backup?

What Style is shown if yoy click in these hieroglyphics?

  STREETWORK 21:22 15 Jan 2008

This looks like the files 'normal.doc' has become corrupted. this file is the one that opens a blank document. to cure the problem search for normal.doc on the Pc and rename it to normal1.doc then reboot and open word, this will install a new normal.doc..

  GEEKSTA 21:22 15 Jan 2008

Erm what option? (back up)

When i click on the wired symbols etc, it says normal at the top ??

  VoG II 21:23 15 Jan 2008

That should be normal.doT

  VoG II 21:24 15 Jan 2008

What option? Look at Tools > Options...

  STREETWORK 21:24 15 Jan 2008

Ohpps, yer right normal.dot

  GEEKSTA 21:32 15 Jan 2008

ok, but is there any way of me getting back the info the way it wass??

  VoG II 21:47 15 Jan 2008

Follow STREETWORK's advice but normal.doT

This is a hidden file so click Start, click Search, click All files and folders, and then click More advanced options.

Click to select the Search hidden files and folders check boxes.

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