AutoSave is a feature in Word 2010 or 2007 that automatically saves your document at certain intervals just in case your PC malfunctions in the middle of your work. AutoSave can be enabled or disabled by using the following steps:
1. Word 2010 users, select File > Options. Word 2007 users select the Microsoft Office Button and click the Word Options button.
2. Click Save on the left pane.
3. Now you can uncheck the box for Save AutoRecover information every x minutes if you wish to disable the AutoSave feature. Check the box to enable it. You can also set the length of time in between when Word saves AutoSave data.