That's it! If you've completed this, you should see an error pop up when you try to save a document. The reason is that Microsoft has a lot of deleted pages, so if the files are there, Microsoft will not be able to recover them. Delete these files before you do save a version. How to Delete a Page in Word | CreateS pace 21 Jul 2023 — Just select the thumbnail of any blank page in the left panel, and you can then press the Delete key to remove it.