How to Repair Microsoft Word Documents?

“Hi!! While trying to access Word documents in my system, it throwing an error message likes “Word file is not responding”. I don’t know why this error message occurred. If anyone know right solution to fix this error, please share your ideas with me. Thanks in advance!!”

Microsoft Office Word is a most vital application which is commonly used to create documents or text files. Not only text files, also includes clips, graphs, hyperlinks, arts, tables, pictures and many other objects in Word files. Computer users use MS Word files to maintain data for future reference in an organized manner.

Nevertheless, MS Word documents are still prone to corruption due to various reasons. Once Word files get damaged, no one can access it normally. You need to repair such files in order to read its contents.

Before knowing possible ways to repair damaged file, it is suggested to know various reasons that corrupts Word document:

  • sudden system shutdown or power surge when Word file is in use, then it can corrupt the file
  • There may be a chance of Word file getting corrupt while converting its file format to another format(eg. DOC to DOCX, PDF)
  • Improper closure of Word documents
  • Word file getting infected by virus or malware
  • If the storage device is corrupted where the Word files has saved, then automatically Word files will become inaccessible

How to repair corrupt MS Word file?

To repair corrupt Word document, Microsoft provides inbuilt repair utility called ‘Open and Repair’. Opening the file by running this tool within Word can sometimes fix file errors. If not, try using relevant Word file repair software. If you wish to repair Word documents safely, then use Yodot DOC Repair software.

Software to fix damaged Word documents:

Yodot DOC Repair software can efficiently repair inaccessible Word documents on Windows system. The strong inbuilt algorithm of this tool can fix Word files without altering original content. It can fix Word not opening DOC files error, Word cannot open corrupt file error, Word file does not exist error, Word found unreadable content error, Microsoft Word file format cannot be recognized error, etc which is thrown by damaged Word files .This utility repairs Word DOC and DOCX files created by various versions of MS Word such as 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010 on Windows system (running with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems) .

Procedure to fix MS Word files:

  • First install Yodot DOC Repair software on your Windows laptop or desktop
  • After installation, 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 execute Word file repair process
  • You can view scanning process by observing at progress bar
  • Once scanning completes, a notification stating “File repaired successfully” will be displayed allowing you to preview fixed file
  • You can preview first three pages of Word file before saving
  • At last, save repaired Word file to desired destination location

Points to be noted!!

  • Close Word documents properly before shutting down your system
  • Do not convert Word file to another formats needlessly