Repairing Microsoft Word 2007 Documents

“Hi there, I received couple of Word documents in .docx format from mail and downloaded it to open in MS Word 2007 on my desktop. But to my surprise none of the files got opened and displayed some unknown error. So, I tried to download those files again thinking that there must be some download error in the previous attempt, but again ended up with same result. Word DOCX documents showed unknown error and refused to open; can anyone suggest me how to repair Word 2007 DOCX files on Windows PC? Please help.”

Microsoft Word, as we all know is an amazing Word processing application found on all computers. Its vibrant features enable you to create documents with effective font, display, style, etc. Microsoft provided upgraded versions to Word application, among which Word 2007 had greater improvements. Documents created using Word 2007 gets saved as .docx file and can be opened with Word 2007 or higher versions. However, DOCX files from Word 2007 are vulnerable to file corruption in many situations that blocks access to all useful information on it.

Some possible reasons that can corrupt / damage Word 2007 .docx files are:

  • Virus Intrusion: DOCX files are very prone to virus infection and when dreadful viruses infect Word 2007 DOCX files it stops to respond by displaying various error messages
  • Incorrect Handling: Abrupt termination of Word application while editing any DOCX file or power loss during the editing, can make that DOCX file corrupt
  • Interrupted Transfer / Download: While transferring or downloading Word documents over network, chances of file corruption is more due to errors during the process like incomplete network connectivity, incomplete download, CRC error, etc.
  • Round Tripping: Changing DOCX file format to other file type and then converting it back to same .docx format can lead to its corruption as a result of incorrect process
  • Other Factors: Inappropriate compression, compatibility error, software conflicts with working of Word 2007, etc. can all lead to damaged DOCX files

One cannot open and access crucial information in Word 2007 DOCX files after it gets damaged in above conditions. But not anymore, as there are proficient tools to repair Word 2007 DOCX files on Windows.

DOCX file repair software:

As recommended by professional experts, Yodot DOC Repair is the prominent software to mend corrupt Microsoft Word 2007 DOCX documents. This tool is bounded with effective repair strategies to easily fix Word DOCX file repair just in simple clicks. Other than Word 2007, one can fix Word documents after they show various errors and don’t open in MS Word applications like 2000, 2003, 2010 and 2013. It can fix error MS Word file format cannot be recognized, cannot open Word file, cannot complete the task as Word file is not found and many more errors exhibited by Word DOCX file. One can relish this software by using it on Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 OS based desktops / laptops.

Simple repair steps to fix corrupt Word 2007 DOCX files:

  • Download Yodot DOC Repair software on your Windows PC and install it
  • Run the utility after complete installation
  • In main screen browse for the victim Word 2007 DOCX file that needs to be repaired
  • By clicking on ‘Repair’ button trigger the scanning process, for which a status bar shows the progress
  • When scanning process ends, preview repaired Word document even before saving
  • Then at last save this fixed DOCX file to desired target location

Keep note of these points:

  • Avoid performing inappropriate ways of sharing, editing and other tasks with important Word DOCX files
  • Be ahead of time by securing proper backup of necessary Word 2007 DOCX files to avoid .docx file corruption
  • Use powerful antivirus tool to remove harmful viruses that can damage Word 2007 files