MS Word is a stand-alone application widely used for creating documents. All the Word files are saved in DOC or DOCX file format. However, while working with Word files you may encounter various troubles. One such awkward situation is, Microsoft Word has stopped working. There are many reasons that corrupt your Word document and make it not to work properly such as:
In all these abnormal circumstances, when MS Word gets corrupted it either stops working or sometimes shows errors when you try to open it. In some cases, Word document opens but when you try to edit its contents, it freezes and stops responding.
When your Word document stopped working then you can try to fix with built-in option using Open and Repair. This option may help you to repair and open a corrupt Word file.
1. Start the MS Word application, from File menu, click Open icon.
2. In Open dialog box, you need to select the file to be repaired.
3. Click on drop down menu on the Open button and then select Open and Repair option.
That's it, your Word file can get fixed and you can open and access its contents.
In most situations, the above method is not helpful, you need to rely on Remo Repair Word to fix the corrupted Word file. This utility is recommended for its efficiency and easy-to-use interface, so that everyone can use it when you cannot open corrupt MS Word 2010 or any other versions in just 3 simple steps.
First you must download Remo Repair Word tool and install it in your Windows desktop / laptop. Once the software is installed, double click on the application or shortcut icon.
Step 1: Launch Remo Repair Word, select the corrupt Word file using Browse option and click Repair
Step 2: Software automatically starts repairing your corrupt Word file which you can view it via progress bar.
Step 2: Click on Preview File icon to view the fixed Word file and to save the file in your system, just click Save icon
Remo Repair Word is one of the most efficient software for repairing both DOC / DOCX files that has been corrupted and not working properly. It is a non-destructive utility that will never modify your original file properties or contents, it just extracts data from the corrupted Word file and creates a new healthy file.
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