How to Fix Microsoft Word 2002 File?

Microsoft Word is an amazing Word processing application developed by Microsoft for documentation work. Word 2002 is an old version of Microsoft Office rarely used by fewer users as latest versions have gained popularity. However, Word 2002 version came up with many useful and enhanced features when compared to its previous versions. It is still available as Stand-alone application on various Windows platforms. The documents on Word 2002 are saved with .doc file extension which is also compatible on latest versions of Microsoft Word.

Nevertheless, DOC files on Word 2002 are prone to corruption under various scenarios. Frequently occurring scenarios of Word 2002 file corruption are listed below:

  • Harmful virus attack to 2002 Word document on system drive
  • While transferring the DOC file over internet, intrusion of hacker software or malicious programs can also corrupt the document
  • Incorrect way of installing Word 2002 application on your system can also damage Word file that is been opened/created on it
  • Errors like CRC error, file not found, invalid file format, file permission error, etc. due to changes in the property settings or other logical mishaps
  • Damaged header file, corrupted OLE objects in the file, etc. will also result in inaccessibility of Word 2002 file
  • Other factors like presence of bad sectors where Word 2002 DOC file is saved, format error of the storage device on which Word file is saved can also lead to unreadable Word 2002 file

Solution to overcome your problem:

When Microsoft Word 2002 document gets corrupt due to the above mentioned reasons then user may fail to access it and face loss of valuable information in that file. But, this is not the end because, there are various excellent Word repair tools to repair MS Word 2002 file that is not responding or not opening on Windows OS based computers. One of the best utility in fixing Word 2002 document is Yodot DOC Repair software. This program is developed by many professional experts to carefully mend 2002 Word DOC files that do not open due to above mentioned causes.

This application is also capable of repairing password protected / encrypted, error showing and broken DOC as well as DOCX files from various versions of MS Word including 2002 like 2000, 2003, 2007 and Office 2010. Also, the software works well on Windows operated systems like Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003 and 2008 computers and supports on FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 and ExFAT file system storage devices.

Simple steps to repair Word 2002 document:

  • Download Yodot DOC Repair tool on your Windows system on which DOC file resides
  • Install the application by following given instructions and run it
  • In the main screen click on Browse button to select Word 2002 DOC file that has to be repaired
  • Click on Repair button and trigger the process of file repair
  • After completion of repair process, the repaired Word document will be displayed
  • Specify a target location on system drive and save the file

Useful Information:

  • Since, Word 2002 is an old version of MS Office, install proper updates to support its working
  • Maintain multiple copies of important Word files on different storage devices
  • Always make use of authoritative antivirus software on your system to save Word 2002 documents from harmful virus infection