Repair Word Error Cannot Start the Converter Mswrd632.wpc

“I have a question scrolling on my mind since from yesterday i.e how to fix Microsoft Office Word error message: Word cannot start the converter mswrd632.wpc? Even I followed tips mentioned in some forums, but they did not solve my problem. Now, I am unable to predict the cause for this error. The Word document is really necessary for me, I hope anyone who goes through this problem can help me to fix out my Word document.”

Don’t worry!!! You can keep checkmate for Word file corruption due to this kind of errors. First of all, you should know about the causes for this problem. Usually you can come across error message Word cannot start the converter mswrd632.wpc due to following reasons:

  • When you try to open a file having .doc/.docx file format, but its content is a plain text or another type of file that is not readable by Microsoft Word application. Then you may receive above mentioned error
  • When you attempt to open the Word file of some older versions after applied for Microsoft security updates. The security features that has been installed in updated version may blocks any application from accessing Word documents by displaying this error message

How to fix word cannot start the converter mswrd632.wpc error message?

Method 1: By unregistering the converter mswrd632.wpc

Follow below mentioned steps:

  • Click on Start -> Select Run -> type regedit -> and hit on Ok button
  • Find and click on registry sub keys:
  • 1. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Text Converters\Import\MSWord6.wpc (Windows 32 bit OS)
  • 2. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Text Converters\Import\MSWord6.wpc (Windows 64 bit OS)
  • Later click on Edit menu, select “Delete” option and click “Yes”

Moreover, if your Word file gets corrupted by the time you are going for unregister the converter mswrd632.wpc, then this method further corrupts your Word document.

Method 2: Using appropriate Word document repair tool

You can make use of suitable Word file renovating software like Yodot DOC Repair. It can fully scan and fix error warning “word cannot start the converter mswrd632.wpc” in your Microsoft Office application. This utility uses an inbuilt algorithm to repair damaged or corrupted DOC/DOCX file without altering the original file content. It can support repairing of corrupted or inaccessible Word documents created using Microsoft Word 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010 versions. The main advantage of using this program is that, it can even repair MS Word document that is not opening from Email attachment due to any reasons.

Directions to repair Word document:

  • Download Yodot DOC Repair utility and install that program to your Windows desktop / laptop
  • After installation, run the application and follow the main screen instructions
  • Choose the .doc/.docx Word document which you would like to fix by clicking on “Browse” button
  • Later, click on “Repair” button to start the Word file repair process
  • This wizard thoroughly scans and fixes your document, even you can view the repair process by observing at the progress bar
  • After completion of Word file mending process, the application displays a message “File repaired successfully”
  • The software allows you to preview the repaired Word document before saving it
  • At last save your error free DOC/DOCX file to your desired location by using “Save” option

Precautionary Steps:

  • You must exit Microsoft Office Word application before applying any of the solutions mentioned above
  • Save multiple copies of important Word documents on some other storage devices
  • Try to apply appropriate solution to your problem by seeking technical assistance