As you were folks,,,,
For some reason, the MS-Word folder had found itself in Quark Xpress folder,,,, I have no idea how, cos I havn't used Quark for months.
Sorry to waste your time.
Having said that:
I Still don't know why it wouldn't restore for a few days,,,, I was about to leave that until needed, but when it's needed, may be too late - i'll start another post,,,,