How to Repair Word file with Macros?

Word Macro Repair Application

In this modern era of information technology, Microsoft Word is a very handy and useful application often used to write documents, thesis, notes, synopsis, resumes, descriptions etc. This all in one application helps users to share and record information in a very efficient way. MS Word often comes bundled with Microsoft Office package and has two file extensions (DOC and DOCX) depending on its MS Word version. Nonetheless, many Word users often find it very difficult opening or using Word files as a result of corruption or damage and Macro virus infection is one of the main causes for Word file corruption. Some of the main ones are listed below:

So what are Macros?

Macros are a kind of malware programs, which mainly infects Word documents and templates present on your desktop or laptop computers. Many a times macro virus infection on Word file changes its file extension, contents in the file, file settings, etc which makes your Word document severely corrupt and unreadable.

How does your Word file get Macro viruses?

  • Copying or sharing the same DOC file on different computer networks
  • Publishing or sending document files on insecure websites
  • Downloading an email attachment of Word file from unknown host
  • Transferring viruses infected Word file from other storage media etc


There are three ways using which you can repair such corrupt Word file like:

  • Erasing the macro virus infected Word file and restoring the same from backup (This method fails in case you don’t have an updated backup)
  • Downloading and installing a reliable antivirus application to scan and remove macro viruses from Word files (However, antivirus programs sometimes removes the complete Word file while scanning process)
  • Making use of a powerful repair software to repair your macro virus infected Word file


The best Word repair utility:

Remo Repair is one of the most widely utilized applications to fix Word file corrupted as a result of virus infection. Adding to this, the software has a very friendly to use interface using which even a novice computer user can operate this software to fix his / her Word file. Furthermore, the utility easily repairs password protected, encrypted, inaccessible and large sized Word files in a couple of mouse clicks.


  • Close Microsoft Word application before repair process
  • Maintain a regular backup of your important Word files on reliable external storages such as external hard disk, DVDS, CDS, thumb drives, etc

Steps to fix Word Macro errors:

Step 1: Download and install Remo Repair application to your desktop / laptop computer. Click on “Browse” button to choose your damaged Word file. Then, click “Repair” option to start the repair process.

Word Macro Repair - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Monitor the repair progress by looking at the progress bar.

Word Macro Repair - Repairing Progress

Figure B: Repairing Progress

Step 3: After completion, the software displays a confirmation message saying File Repaired Successfully. Make use of “Preview” option to view the repaired DOC / DOCX file.

Word Macro Repair - Preview Repaired File

Figure C: Preview Repaired File

Step 4: At last, browse for the destination location to save your repaired document file by using “Save” button.

Word Macro Repair - Save Repaired File

Figure D: Save Repaired File