Understanding Computers/Excel File recover


I have a Windows 7 instalation and Excel 2010. I was keeping on my desktop a small (one page) Excel file with a few information (just words, no calculations), that I used for my daily work.
Suddendly, I just lost that file without any trace. From one day to the next it just disapeared and there are no signs at all about it. I certainly did something wrong and lost it.
Do you know of any program that I can use to recover that deleted file? I already tried to discover the file in other parts of my computer without success. I also used some known recover programs, but no way. That file really disappeared. Any help? Thanks in advance.

Hello Joaquim,
Thanks for asking this questiona and I feel sorry about your case of lost file.

Let's try this.  Do you know the file name, at least the portion of full name?
First, you need to search the file and identify where it is.
Please click start icon in the lower bottom left corner.  Then, enter portion of your file name into SEARCH box, and I hope the SEARCH will find it.  If this doesn't find the file, then I think you really lost, or the file is gone.

Try this, and I really hope you will find it.

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