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where is autocad autosave location? Where can I find autocad autosave files?

    
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johnwalter

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 where is autocad autosave location? Where can I find autocad autosave files?
25-06-2013 02:34 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
Please help! where is autocad autosave location? Where can I find autocad autosave files? AutoCAD crashed when I was editing an xref, it just hanged up for a while and nothing I can do. Only to end autocad in Task Manager. I spent hours on this drawing!!! Hoping that it is possible to recover my work from autosaved drawing, even a bit of them is better than nothing.


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SLW210

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25-06-2013 02:55 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
Reply 1# johnwalter

The autosave locations are different between Windows 7 and XP.


For Windows 7:
C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Temp\

For Windows XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\\Local Settings\Temp\


Since this is ZWCAD forum, someone may ask where is the temp location of ZWCAD, actually the same!

BTW, you can change this default autosave path through SAVEFILEPATH system variable.

Autosave files are deleted on successful exit of AutoCAD ( or ZWCAD) session.

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Jenny

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