Fixing Word 2013 Document

“I have MS Word 2013 on my system with which I do all my documentation work. Few days back when I was working on a Word document, the system got terminated abruptly due to power surge. After which the Word application is not opening the file that I was working on. I tried to open this file on other system as well, but nothing worked. Is there a way to fix this Word 2013 document? Please give good suggestions.”

Microsoft came up with advanced version Office 2013 suite that has made every no to yes. Word 2013 application in this suite has all the outstanding features with which user can create efficient and more attractive professional documents.

  • Firstly, like new Read Mode it conveys the content of the document in a new comfortable view
  • Secondly it includes the option for resume reading. This option directs you to the page where you had stopped reading previously. Objects like tables, charts, etc. can be viewed more clearly just by double clicking on it to zoom
  • Easy option to insert / access on-line videos without actually closing the document
  • Option to save and share documents on cloud and also multiple access to the document at same time
  • Option to edit contents of PDF file just by opening in Word and many more

However, as the fantasy increases number of problems also increase. Users face many uneven situations that result in inaccessibility of Word 2013 files. Some of them are listed below:

  • Virus infection is the most common cause behind inaccessibility of Word 2013 Document
  • Adding videos and pictures in to a Word Document by downloading it from unsecured sites may cause damage to entire document
  • Malfunctioning of MS Word due to improper configuration, update and change in preference settings may also cause corruption of Word file created on it
  • Other causes like CRC error, improper compression as well as conversion techniques, editing a shared document may damage Word 2013 document on Windows PC

When Word 2007 shows these errors, you can fix them using any Word 2007 file repair software. You can make use of Yodot DOC Repair software to repair corruption errors in Word 2007 document.

What should be done with damaged / corrupt 2013 MS Word file?

When 2013 Word document gets corrupt due to any of the given reasons then first and foremost try using inbuilt repair utility provided by Microsoft. Follow these steps to locate and use this special purpose Word file repair tool:

Open Microsoft Word -> Go to File menu and click on Open -> Then select the file that is not accessible. Now click on the drop down button next Open option -> Then click for Open and Repair option

If this doesn’t fix problem in Word document, then make use of relevant third party Word repair tool and resolve the issue.

The most efficient and best suggested tool to repair Word 2013 document is Yodot DOC Repair software. This tool is completely free from malicious programs and thus helps to easily fix DOC and DOCX files created on Word 2013 as well as from its previous versions. The software is capable enough to eradicate various errors of Word files that stop the accessibility of those Word files. One can use this tool on Windows 8, Windows Vista, XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 OS based computers or laptops.

Steps to repair Word document 2013 on Windows OS:

  • Download and install Yodot DOC Repair software on your Windows system where Word 2013 file resides
  • Once the software gets installed completely, launch the product
  • In main screen, choose your Word file that needs to be repaired using ‘Browse’ option
  • Soon after choosing required Word file, click on “Repair” button
  • Next screen depicts a progress bar that shows the status of repair process
  • When process gets completed, repaired Word file is ready to access
  • Save the repaired Word document to desired location on system drive and access its content

Valuable Tips:

  • Always have multiple copies of important Word documents
  • While upgrading Word application from lower version to Office 2013 follow proper steps
  • Do not terminate Word 2013 abruptly while any file is active