How to Repair Word 2010 File Not Found Error?

“Word 2010 document on my Windows laptop shows error that file is not found whenever I try to open it in MS Word. This is a very large documentation of my project report that includes most critical data. I have no backup copy of this file. So I tried using ‘Open and Repair’ option to fix the file error in MS Word 2010. But still I am unable to resolve the issue. How to fix error Word 2010 file not found on Windows system; can anyone lend me a helping hand?”

Microsoft Word has many advantageous features to create fine documents to hold useful information in an organized format. Among various versions of Word, MS Office Word 2010 is a reputed application version that came up with many enhanced format options helpful to ease the documentation work. However, one may come across scenario like mentioned above wherein Word files refuse to open by displaying, ‘File not found’ error in Word 2010.

Word 2010 file not found error:

Usually, if the memory location where Word 2010 files are saved is spotted with any bad media spots then MS Word may fail to recognize the path of the document when tried to open it and thus it may trigger error file not found. This error may also get triggered when trying to open a corrupt document in Word 2010. Word 2010 files can get corrupted due to reasons like:

  • Word documents can be attached with some macros, which is a recorded sequence of set of actions to be repeated in the document to reduce user effort. If this macro gets infected by viruses or get damaged due to any software conflicts then it may avoid that Word file from being opened in Word 2010
  • Incorrect conversion and compression of Word 2010 documents
  • Incorrect upgrade of Microsoft Word 2010
  • Forcefully terminating Word application or system shutdown when file is active
  • Unhealthy way of transferring Word file from one storage location to another
  • Incorrect download of Word 2010 document from email attachment

In these ways, Word file may get damaged and when tried to open these files in Word 2010, it may show file not found error. The only solution to fix this kind of Word 2010 documents is to repair it using reliable document repair tool.

Word 2010 files repair utility:

Yodot DOC Repair is the simplest software to fix Word 2010 file not found error with documents. It can fix Word 2010 document errors like Word file could not initialize properly error, Word file not available error, Word found unreadable content error, Word file invalid format error and so on. This tool has exceptional repair modules to safely resolve corrupt Word DOCX file issues due to which file is not opening. After repairing Word 2010 file, it extracts all text, images, video clippings and other OLE objects from fixed Word 2010 document. It can support in repairing Word files created using MS Word 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2013 versions along with Word 2010. Thus, it has capability to repair both DOC and DOCX files on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Server 2003 OS based computers.

Simple steps to solve Word 2010 document not found error:

  • Download Yodot DOC Repair tool and install it on your Windows system
  • Launch the program from desktop shortcut icon or from Start menu
  • When main screen appears, click on ‘Browse’ to look for Word document that has to be repaired
  • Initiate scanning process by hitting on ‘Repair’ button
  • You can preview progress of scanning process through Status Bar
  • Then, have a look at fixed Word 2010 file and preview its details
  • Next, save this repaired Word 2010 file to any location on Windows computer hard drive

Precautionary Note!!

  • Avoid interrupting download or transfer of Word 2010 files on computer
  • Back up essential Word 2010 files in secure location to overcome file errors