Repair Word File Not Opening from Email Attachment

“Hi, whenever I try to open Word document that I received over internet as an email attachment, it fails to open. All other documents on desktop are freely opening except received file. Can anyone suggest me how to fix Word document that is not opening from email attachment on my system?”

Word is the beneficial program to create files necessarily for documentation. Word documents are usually saved with .doc or .docx file formats. These Word files are likely to get damaged under many situations; frequently when it is downloaded from an email attachment. Most commonly downloaded Word document from email attachment fails to open due to causes like:

  • Intrusion of virus, malware or other threats while Word document is being transferred through network
  • Conflicts of anti-malware programs running on system while scanning email attachments may sometimes damage the document
  • Compressing Word document using incompatible compression method before sending it as email attachment
  • Incomplete download of Word file from email attachment

No need to worry when Word documents that is sent as email attachment will not open in Microsoft Word tool, because one can make use of inbuilt repair utility i.e. ‘Open and Repair’ to open such Word documents. This feature comes handy when Word application detects any problem while opening any document. To make use of this option in MS Word, just follow these steps; open MS Word, go to File, select Open option. Then, choose not opening Word document and at the button right of window there will be an Open button. Click on the drop-down option beside ‘Open’ button and then select Open and Repair option. Now, it should fix the Word file downloaded from email attachment that was not opening. But if Word file was severely damaged such that ‘Open and Repair’ didn’t come handy, then rely on good Word file repair software.

Word document repair utility:

Using Yodot DOC Repair software it is now very easy to fix Word documents that will not open from email attachment. This tool has exceptional repair modules to safely resolve all issues with Word files that are corrupted, damaged or not opening due to various errors. It can fix Word document errors like Word file not available, Word corrupt object no longer available, Word file could not initialize properly error, Word found unreadable content, Word file format cannot be recognized and so on. Apart from fixing Word document, this tool can even recover text from damaged Word document created on MS Word 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 versions. Thus, it can exceptionally repair both DOC and DOCX files on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 and Server 2003 operating systems.

Simple steps to solve Word document not opening from attachment:

  • Download and install Yodot DOC Repair tool on your Windows PC
  • Launch the program from desktop shortcut icon or from Start menu
  • In main screen, click on ‘Browse’ to look for Word document that has to be repaired
  • Initiate scanning process by hitting on ‘Repair’ button
  • After scanning completes, look at repaired Word document and preview it
  • Next, save this Word file to any location on Windows computer hard drive apart from same folder where Word file was previously saved

Precautionary Note!!

  • Do not interrupt while downloading Word document from email attachment
  • Make use of powerful antivirus program on system to scan email attachments