DOCX is a XML format document file and .docx extension is used by MS Word documents that are created on 2007 and all later editions of Microsoft Word. It allows better compression of Word documents and reduced file sizes. In spite of its reliable features, the DOCX files are not completely immune from corruption, you may encounter this problem any time. There are plenty of reasons behind corruption of DOCX files. Some error messages which you may come across while using corrupted DOCX files are:
- “We’re sorry. We can’t open filename.docx because we found a problem with its contents.”
- “Word cannot open the existing [square] in template.”
- “Word was unable to read this document. It may be corrupt”
- “The document name or path is not valid. Try these suggestions. Check the file permissions for the document or drive. Use the File Open dialog box to locate the document.”
When DOCX files get corrupt, it is not possible to open, hence you are unable to access any kind of information from it. But do not worry, you can easily repair corrupted DOCX file within short span of time by using application called Remo Repair Word. This utility scans entire corrupted DOCX file in order to extract texts, formatting OLE objects, fields including hyperlinks from it. After completion of repair process, it stores all the attributes of corrupted DOCX files in new healthy Word document.
Remo Repair Word is even useful to repair DOC files. If your DOCX files are encrypted or password protected then also no need to worry as Remo Repair Word even has the ability to repair these kinds of documents. It repairs DOCX files regardless of its size, even bigger size document files are repaired easily with the aid of this tool. You can make use of this tool to fix compressed Word files. The application supports repair process on Word DOCX files which are created on Microsoft 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013.
By making use of this DOCX repair tool, you can fix document files on almost all versions of Windows operating system including Windows 8. You are allowed to view repaired documents using “Preview” option, before saving them into any desired location. It supports both 32 bits and 64 bits operating systems. Overall, it provides complete solution on how to repair corrupted DOCX file in an easy way.
Remo Repair Word does not alter any of your original file content, because it only reads content from it and creates new file to store all the contents of original file. Later, it makes changes to new file and thus keeps original file unchanged. The demo version of this Word repair tool allows you to check chances of repairing and recovering information from a particular Word document, later you can buy full version of this tool in order to take benefits of “Save” option which is not available in demo version.
Just check in what cases Remo Repair Word helps you to repair corrupted DOCX file:
File Header Corruption- Header is vital part of files because it contains details about file creation date, size, last modified date and all the other important details. If this header is corrupted due to any reasons then your DOCX file may easily get corrupted. It is impossible to access corrupted DOCX files.
Interrupted Conversion Process- Sometimes it is necessary to convert files from one format to another format. If you use any faulty application like unreliable third party applications for conversion process or interruptions during conversion like sudden system shutdown will corrupt your DOCX file and makes it inaccessible.
Abrupt Termination of System- There is chance of Word file corruption, when system suddenly terminates due to power surge while you are editing or accessing Word document files or when you terminates system without closing Word files.
Macro Virus Invasion- Macro virus is a special kind of malware which cause corruption of Word files. Some Macro viruses are not harmful, but can be annoying and frustrating for you and there are some macro viruses that can be very destructive.
Apart from above mentioned cases there are many other situations where Remo Repair Word comes to your help. Taking backup of important Word files may help you during corruption of your documents. Other than backup, there are some other safety measures, which may help you to avoid corruption of word document.
- Always make use of any secured or trusted antivirus application in order to keep your system safe and secure
- It is necessary to close MS word file before terminating your system
- Do not change the file format unnecessarily over and over again as it is likely to damage your MS Word file severely
Sometimes, you can’t avoid DOCX file corruption, after following all these safety measures. At that case, you can use Remo Word file Repair program for repairing damaged DOCX file.