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LibreOffice would not have deleted any document, spreadsheet, etc files
that you created. There aren't even options on the menus to perform those
actions. Same for the LibreOffice installer, if a new version was recently

I have read recently of some Microsoft Windows updates causing loss of data.

My guess would be one of the following caused file deletion:
- a faulty Windows update
- someone inadvertently or purposefully deleting files

If you have backups my recommendation is restore from backup.
If no backup and you're using Windows
* check the Trash to see if the files are there. If found recover from Trash
* try a file recovery tool, i.e. Windows File Recovery,,
from Microsoft. Other tools from other vendors are available

On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 6:41 AM nickv <> wrote:

I have been using Libreoffice for a number of years with good success and
have created many files.

Today many off those files are missing/lost and no longer show on my

Multipule files were saved in folders now some of those folders are now
empty other folders have some files missing.

I see online others have had the same experance.

Please advise if these files can be recovered and why would they be


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