How to go back to the previous file before Visual Studio Automatically saved change - Visual Studio Community 2022

Lee,J 1 Reputation point
2022-10-01T00:05:13.93+00:00

I have pretty urgent question. My codes all worked fine but I accidentally closed the file after deleting something. I didn't even save it but visual studio automatically made a change. How can I go back to the previous file before I made any change? Is there any history of file I worked on like hourly or something?

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  1. Anna Xiu-MSFT 26,651 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2022-10-03T03:47:54.647+00:00

    Hi @Lee,J ,

    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A!

    Please go to %LocalAppData%\Microsoft\VisualStudio\BackupFiles\[projectname] and check if there is a previous saved file.

    Sincerely,
    Anna
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