Resolve When Word 2013 Not Launching File

MS Word 2013 was introduced with many improved features from all its previous versions. Documents created with MS Word 2013 will have .docx file format. Also, it is compatible to open all old Word documents with .doc format. However, Word 2013 may sometimes refuse to open documents and render severe problem.

For instance assume that you downloaded few Word documents from email attachments and tried to open it on your desktop. But, then Word 2013 didn’t launch showing error, this document cannot be opened. You tried multiple times but couldn’t open it.

This situation can occur mainly due to two possibilities – firstly due to Word 2013 application malfunctioning and secondly when Word documents are corrupt. Microsoft Word 2013 may not launch while trying to open any document because of application error caused after improper Windows update, incorrect installation or up-gradation of MS Word, missing of Word 2013 program related files and other software conflicts. This kind of situation can be resolved by reinstalling Word 2013 application on Windows.

Also, Word 2013 may stop launching while opening any document if that file is corrupted in below mentioned scenarios:

  • Incomplete download or transfer of documents over network
  • Interrupted transfer of Word 2013 files from one storage location to another
  • Terminating Microsoft Word 2013 forcefully while editing any document may damage that file
  • Damage to Word 2013 file due to inserting elements like tables, pictures, etc. from other infected documents or incorrect macro attachment

If Microsoft Word 2013 file is corrupted and hence application fails to launch that document then you can make use of inbuilt ‘Open and Repair’ option to fix that file. For this, first you need to open Word 2013 application, then click on open and in ‘Open’ window select the file that you want to fix. Next, click on drop down box beside option button to the end of the window and choose ‘Open and Repair’ option. This will fix the document and makes it error free. However, if document is severely corrupt this option may not completely fix the issue. To resolve all such issues of Word 20103 documents, it is advised to prefer any brilliant Word file repair utility.

Microsoft Word 2013 document repair:

By utilizing Yodot DOC Repair tool it is possible to repair documents not opening in Word 2013 with utmost ease. This tool is capable of fixing broken, unreadable, corrupt or damaged Word documents by opening which Word 2013 may stop working. The read-only strategies within this utility can fix Word file corrupted due to CRC error, file permission error, encoding error, macro error, initialization error and other unexpected errors. One can install and run this software on Windows computers to repair Word files created on Microsoft Word 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2010 along with MS Word 2013 version. This tool can work efficiently on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 OS based desktops and laptops.

Steps to fix Word 2013 not launching:

  • Download Yodot DOC Repair software on your Windows computer and install it
  • Run the application and wait for main screen by following on screen instructions
  • When main screen appears, click on ‘Browse’ to look for document not launching in Word 2013
  • Initiate scanning process by hitting on ‘Repair’ button
  • You can preview progress of scanning process through ‘Status Bar’
  • Use ‘Preview’ button to view repaired Word 2013 document
  • Finally, save this fixed Word 2013 file to any location and finish repair process

Precautionary Note:

  • Avoid Word 2013 document corruption due to improper transfer of file
  • Backup essential Word 2013 documents to secure location
  • Do not intermediately terminate Word 2013 application when any file is active