Word documents are stored with the extensions like .doc and .docx, which are nothing but a text document. It is very familiar to all computer users. These Word documents may get damaged due to various reasons. Sometimes you may get a message that file is corrupted, whereas other times Word would simply say that it cannot open the Word file. It means your Word document files are damaged. It is not necessary that in every corruption scenario you are unable to open your document. So it depends on corruption level.
Some other error messages displayed by damaged Word file:
- “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.”
There is no need to worry if your Word document is damaged. Install Remo Repair Word tool and easily follow step by step procedure to repair Word files and get back access to Word document data.
Repair damaged Word document with Remo Repair Word:
Remo Repair Word utility repairs damaged Word document within short duration of time. First, it scans and extracts the text, formatting OLE objects, fields including hyperlinks from damaged Word document and later it saves those extracted elements on healthy new MS Word file. It performs repair process on both DOC and DOCX format of Word file. It even repairs encrypted and password protected Word documents. With the help of this tool, you can even fix Word documents of any size. Furthermore, it also allows you to fix compressed Word files. It supports Word files which are created on Microsoft office 2000 and above versions.
This program even performs Word document repair on latest version of Windows system. Before saving repaired DOC or DOCX, you can view repaired documents using “Preview” option. After completion of repair process, it allows you to save repaired Word documents at desired location.
Let us discuss some circumstances that cause damaged Word document:
Document Conversion– It means converting one document’s format to another. Usually, you may perform conversion operation on your document by making use of application that it was created with or by using any third party application. If you use faulty application or unsecured third party application then there is chance of Word file corruption.
File Header Corruption– Header is vital part of every files, because it contains all important information about files. If this header gets corrupted due to virus infection, improper download or any other reasons then that may damage your whole document.
Macro Virus Invasion– Macro virus is a special kind of malware which cause corruption of Word files. Some Macro Virus are not harmful, but can be annoying and frustrating for you and there are some macro virus that can be very destructive.
Abrupt Termination of Word Files– Sometimes, you may terminate your system without closing Word files or system may terminate automatically due to power failure while you are accessing some Word file. At that situation, document might get damaged.
Instead of losing your Word document due to above mentioned scenarios, it is better to follow some safety tips which will help you to avoid Word document damage.
- You should close your MS Word file before terminating your system
- It is essential that you should keep your system virus free by scanning it on a regular basis with the help of trust-worthy anti-virus program
- Do not change the file format unnecessarily over and over again as it is likely to damage your MS Word file severely
- Take backup of essential Word files on a regular basis.
Sometimes, you can’t avoid Word file corruption even after following these safety measures. In such cases, you can use Remo Word file Repair program for repairing damaged Word doc
The demo version of this repair tool comes in handy in case if you need to check your chances of repairing and recovering information from a particular Word document. It is compatible with all the versions of MS operating systems such as Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008. It supports 32 bit and 64 bit Windows system. This repairing software works on read-only mode, thus original Word document files are not damaged during repairing process.