Working with Office programs such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS Access, it is important to save a copy of your work to prevent loss of your document. To ensure document safety, save a copy.
There are multiple version of Microsoft Office so these instructions may not correspond exactly to what you see.
To use the save a copy feature in Office, open a document in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access). Under the File button, select Options. Under Options, select the Advanced tab. Scroll down to the section titled Save. Select Always Create a Backup Copy.