How to Repair A Word Document?

“Hi!! Someone help me to solve this issue. From last 3 days I have been preparing a FRD document for my project. I completed it successfully by spending 3 days. Before closing the Word document there was a sudden power shutdown. Later, when I tried to open the same document it showed an error message like “Word cannot open the document”. I even tried to open the document using Open and repair option, but got no results. If anyone has faced the same kind of error, then please suggest me how to solve this issue.”

Why do a Word file refuse to open?

Possible reason for error message like cannot open file is Word file corruption. Once the word file gets corrupt due to abrupt termination it will start showing different kind of error messages. Apart from above mentioned error, damaged Word file may show some other errors like:

  • Word cannot open the word document: user does not have access privileges
  • The file is corrupted and cannot be opened
  • Document cannot be read because it is corrupt

In case, you are getting the errors like above mentioned then you will naturally think, how to open corrupt Word file? To know continue with below mentioned information.

Simple way to fix your corrupted Word file:

To recover Word file from the above mentioned situations you need to utilize some third party application. Now the question is which software to choose?

The suitable answer is Yodot Doc Repair.

This software can successfully fix corrupt Word file that refuse to open by showing above mentioned errors as well as other different error messages like:

  • File format is unrecognized
  • Round tripping error
  • Word document download error
  • Word file cannot be read
  • Word found unreadable content

This utility can fix word file of different extension such as Word DOC and DOCX on Windows system. It supports to fix Word file created in various versions of MS Word such as 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010 and Outlook 2013. This utility is compatible to run on all versions of Windows system (like Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems).

Process to Repair Word File:

  • First you need to install Yodot DOC Repair software on your Windows laptop or desktop computer
  • Once installation is over run the program to start repair process
  • Choose inaccessible Word file which you would like to fix by clicking on “Browse” button
  • Next, click on “Repair” button to begin Word file repair process
  • After that, this application thoroughly repairs Word document
  • After completion of repair process, this tool displays a notification like “File repaired successfully” and allows you to preview the fixed Word file
  • You can preview three Word pages before saving it
  • At last, save repaired Word file to desired destination location rather than source location by using “Save” option


  • Close your Word document properly after saving it
  • Do proper configuration or installation of OS in system
  • If you have any issue while repairing the Word document, you can contact the same to 24x7 support team of this product