Fix MS Word 2013 Stopped Working

“Whenever I try to open MS Word 2013 it says that Word 2013 has stopped working. I have many important files which is now unreadable. It is more annoying as I do not carry any backup. Can anyone suggest me better solution to fix this issue? Please help me out!!!”

This kind of issue is commonly faced by many users of Windows computer. Along with above mentioned scenario, user may face corrupt Word 2013 data by forceful shutdown of computer due to power failure, trying to open Word 2013 file in older version, malfunctioning of Word 2013 application, corrupt file header due to wrong compression. Also changing Word 2013 file to other format often tends to file corruption. Sometimes user can resolve these issues by following below mentioned procedures. Before pursuing the given steps, check whether your Windows is updated fully. If not update it and launch MS Office 2013 program. If still you are getting stopped working error, then follow the methods.

Procedure 1:

Start Office 2013 program in Safe Mode and press Windows Logo + R to open RUN and type as 'winword /safe'. Click OK to start Word 2013. If still unable to fix this issue then follow with next method.

Procedure 2:

First of all, disable add-ins one at a time. Open MS 2013 in safe mode. Click on File → Option → Add-ins then click on 'select an Office product' in Manage list and hit on GO. Select ‘Uncheck’ one for add-ins from the list and press OK. Now Restart Office 2013 application. If this method doesn't fix your problem and documents are unreadable then use recommended DOC Repair application to solve them.

Software to fix MS Word 2013 stopped working:

Yodot DOC Repair utility can fix corrupt Word 2013 files showing MS Word 2013 stopped working error on Windows operating system. This tool can mend damaged Word 2013 file without modifying its source contents. With the help of simple and friendly graphic interface, even the unskilled user can execute this program without any difficulties. Other than MS Word 2013 version, this software can repair Word 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, and 2010 versions. This utility mends Word files and recovers hyperlinks, OLE objects, text, etc. It supports FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 and ExFAT file system on storage devices. Along with this error, the software can fix Word file corrupt cannot be opened error, cannot open this document invalid characters error, bookmark not defined error, word object corrupt no longer available error, etc. This DOC repair application can be installed on different Windows operating system such as Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.

Steps to repair MS Word 2013 stopped working:

  • Terminate MS Word application before starting the repair process
  • Download and install Yodot DOC Repair tool on your desktop
  • Click on 'Browse' button to select corrupt Word 2013 file
  • Upon selection, press on 'Repair' button to start with repair process
  • View scanning process using progress bar
  • After finishing scan on selected document, software displays a confirmation message stating as file repaired successfully
  • View repaired Word file using 'Preview' option
  • At last, browse for destination location and save repaired Word 2013 file by clicking on 'Save' option

Noted Points:

  • Do not often change the format of Word 2013 file
  • Update antivirus program regularly to remove virus threats