Unable to Open MS Word Document

Can’t Open Word Document?

Microsoft Word is the most commonly used desktop application across the world. People often use this application to write important notes, research work and thesis. It is used every fields such as hospitals, home, companies, colleges, schools and many more. However, similar to the other system file even Word files are not free from corruption. Let’s have look on one real time scenario it will explain you how it usually happens.

Consider a situation:“You spend many hours writing and working on a thesis for your science project. But during this process suddenly a power surge occurred and your system terminates improperly. After few minutes when you restarted your system and opened that Word document “MS Word can't read xyz.doc” error pops up. You have no idea what has gone wrong to your Word document. Now you are searching for a way to resolve the issue?”

In such kinds of situations you might think that your whole hard work has gone to vain. But, this is not the actual truth, because the corrupted Word documents can be fixed easily by using Remo Repair Word tool. It is the most effective and efficient tool for fixing not opening Word document. Before moving ahead for file repair process, let’s discuss some Word file corruption scenarios.

Reasons due to which Word file became unreadable are listed below:

  • Macro Viruses Infection: Macro viruses are similar to the other system viruses the only difference is that it mainly attacks on Word files. If you use macro program in your Word file, then these viruses get stick to it and makes the file unreadable.
  • Application Malfunction: Sometimes, Microsoft Office suite might not be installed properly or completely and creating document using this MS Word will generate the corrupt Word file.
  • Improper System Closer: Word file may also get corrupt, if your system terminates improperly while using the Word document.
  • Round Tripping: User use round tripping method to open Word file in different file formats. In round tripping process user convert their Word document from one format to another format and during this process there are high chances for Word document getting corrupt.

How to fix corrupt Word document?

Minor corruption to the Word document can be easily fixed by MS Windows “Auto Recover” tool. Follow this below procedure to repair corrupt Wood file with Auto Recover tool: Run MS Office application. Click the Microsoft Office button, and then open. Select your corrupt Word file. After selecting the Word file, click on arrow after the “Open” button and select “Open and Repair” option.

If you are unable to repair your Word file with “Auto Recover”, then use Remo Repair Word to fix your corrupt Word document. This repair Word application uses powerful repair mechanism to fix severely corrupted Word document of different extension such .doc and .docx It repairs Word documents along with its text, formatting, tables, OLE objects, charts etc. It is simple to run this tool on all the latest versions of Windows OS for e.g. Windows 7/ Windows Vista/ Windows XP/ Windows server 2008 and 2003.

Remo Repair Word program is designed and developed by experts to fix corrupted / damaged Word documents. Using this tool you can effectively resolve content error in Microsoft Word and also repair large sized Word document. This software scans the corrupt Word document and extracts info from damaged Word file and generates a new healthy fresh copy of Word file with the extracted information. This tool even repairs password protected Word documents with utmost ease. Trial version of this tool is also available you can try it check the software performance.


Steps to fix not opening Word file:

Step 1:Download Remo Repair Word software by clicking on the “Download Now” button. Run the software and follow the on screen procedures. Browse for the corrupt or inaccessable Word document by using “Browse” button.

Can’t Open Word Document - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: After selecting corrupt Word document, click on the “Repair” button to start the repair operation. The tool repairs the unreadable Word file, which can be tracked by looking at the progress bar

Can’t Open Word Document - Repairing Progress

Figure B: Repairing Progress

Step 3: After completion, you can preview the repaired Word document before saving.

Can’t Open Word Document - Preview Repaired Document

Figure C: Preview Repaired Document

Step 4: Finally, save the repaired Word document to your desired location.

Can’t Open Word Document - Save Repaired Document

Figure D: Save Repaired Document