Open Corrupt Microsoft Word 2007 Document

“Hi I have a Word 2007 document that is not opening after I compressed the file. This Word file carries important documentation that I cannot afford to lose. I even tried to open this file on other computers that said that file is corrupt and cannot be opened. Now, all I am worried is how to open a corrupt Microsoft Word 2007 document on Windows desktop? It will be very helpful if anyone can suggest me proper solution. Many thanks.”

Microsoft Word is the best application to create documentation files. Among various versions of Word, MS Office 2007 is the most amazing application as it includes latest options to generate impressive documents. Unlike all its previous versions, Word 2007 saves files in .docx format; but, even these DOCX files from Microsoft Word 2007 are prone to corruption just like any other files. When a Microsoft Word 2007 document gets corrupted it refuses to open in any Microsoft Word application. However, problem triggers if corrupted Word 2007 file saves important stuff. MS Word 2007 files may get corrupted in numerous conditions such as:

  • Word 2007 documents are likely to get damaged when it undergoes round tripping – a process of changing DOCX file to other file format and then back to same native .docx file format
  • Macro error is another major issue due to which MS Word 2007 files may get corrupted
  • MS 2007 DOCX files may get corrupt and reject to open when influenced by malware or harmful viruses
  • Functional errors with Word 2007 or abrupt termination of Word application when any DOCX file is open can damage such document
  • Interrupted transfer of DOCX files from one location to another due to incomplete Cut –Paste operation or sudden power loss can also bring Word 2007 files to corrupt state

When MS Word 2007 file is corrupted or damaged in any of the above reasons one cannot access such file. Whenever user tries to open corrupted Word 2007 document, it shows one or the other error message blocking access to file contents. So, in order to open such corrupt Word 2007 document, one has to rely on good Word file repair tool.

MS Word corrupt file repair tool:

Yodot DOC Repair is the best utility to fix corrupt Word documents that do not open in Microsoft Word 2007.This tool is capable of fixing DOCX as well as DOC files from Microsoft Word that are inaccessible as a result of various reasons. It can even repair Word files that show error messages on opening like DOC file not associated with Word, Word was unable to read the document, Word file does not exist, Word cannot open corrupt file, Word file format is not valid and many more. Apart from Microsoft Word 2007, this utility can fix Word documents that fail to open in Word 2003, 2010, 2000 and 2013 application versions. One can utilize this tool on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 OS based desktops and laptops.

Steps to regain access to corrupted Word 2007 files on Windows:

  • Download Yodot DOC Repair software on your Windows PC where corrupted Word documents resides
  • Then install the program completely and run it according to given instructions
  • In main screen utilize ‘Browse’ option to search for corrupted Word 2007 file
  • After selecting required Word document, click on ‘Repair’ button to set out scanning process
  • Software scans chosen Word 2007 document to fix all its issues
  • Once scanning is done, click on ‘Preview file’ option to view the details of repaired Word file
  • Later, browse for a particular location and save this fixed Word document

Necessary Tips:

  • Keep backup copies of necessary Word 2007 documents to avoid file corruption
  • Utilize powerful antivirus tool to keep harmful viruses at bay
  • Avoid errors and interruptions while transferring, compressing or editing Microsoft Word 2007 files