MS Word – How to Fix and Recover Word Document Files

June 5, 2018

Recovery

‘Microsoft Word’ is one of the most extensively used Microsoft applications that allows user to create, view, paste, copy, edit, save, print and share documents. It enables the user to enhance their documents by inserting animated images, photographs, diagrams, charts, images, shapes etc. MS Word create an electronic document that is widely used to type articles, letters, essays, memoranda, legal content and member list Owing to its user-friendliness, MS Word finds its utilization for commercial, noncommercial and private sectors.

Do you know that MS Word document file is prone to severe corruption? Yes it’s true; a doc file can get easily damaged. MS Word file gets corrupt due to various reasons including Trojan or Virus attacks, abrupt system shutdown, malfunction of any hardware or software and sudden cancellation of the application.

At first instance, a corrupt MS Word file will not open and if it opens it might show some unusual behaviors like improper formatting, incorrect document layout, re-pagination and even the system crash. These changes are the clear indications that your file has damaged.

There are several ways by which you can repair the damaged doc file, these include:

  • Try opening other documents in Word on the same computer
  • Look for other copies of your document on another computer or email
  • Run CHKDSK utility to check corruption at the file system level.
  • Save the document in a different file format like.rtf or.txt. After opening the converted doc, resave it in a new version of.doc or.docx
  • Use Word’s built-in text converter utility. In Word, click on Microsoft Office button in the upper left part and then select Open from the File
  • From the Open dialog select “Recover Text from Any File” from dropdown file list, select the file that you want to convert. Reset the dropdown file list into one of the Word document formats to prevent Word from using the recover text utility
  • Use Word’s Open and Repair. This feature repairs Word documents. To use this feature, follow these steps:
  1. Choose the Open option for your Word 2007
  2. In the Open dialog select the file you wish to open and repair
  3. Click the down arrow beside the Open button and select Open and Repair from the menu
  • Use a shadow copy by right-clicking and selecting Properties from the popup menu. Select Previous Versions tab from one of the available versions on the Properties dialog. (NOTE: Previous Versions tab appears only if your hard drive is NTFS formatted). Be aware of the fact that a shadow copy will not be as complete as a backup you created

If all these steps fail to fix the corrupt file then the possible solution left with you is to go for a ‘third-party’ Microsoft Word Recovery Software. Microsoft Word Recovery Software can effectively perform strenuous task of repairing as well as recovering of If all these steps fail to fix the corrupt file then the possible solution left with you is to go for a ‘third-party’ Microsoft Word Recovery Software. Microsoft Word Recovery Software can effectively perform strenuous task of repairing as well as recovering damaged file in just a nick of time.

25 Comments

  • Luciano Guerra June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Oh come on this has nothing to do with making money, he whichs to entertain us an teach us what not to do an what maybe fun to keep repeating. He has all of our attention. We are read to follow. The guy has skills an its fun to see what's possible. No where did he say we would get rich or be happy with every thing he does. It bring the best we have to the surface some time we shine an some times we get lost but we have fun. Cody keep it up an Thank You.

  • KingLit671 KingLit671 June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    There’s my missing dollar πŸ’΅

  • silvergreylion June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    I'd say a fairly entertaining way of popping them would be with a shotgun, where you replaced the pellets in the ammo with rock salt.

    Edit: Ah, nevermind. Can't have chloride in it, then it won't dissolve and separate quite as well from the pebbles.

  • TheChrisBreezzy June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Im about to come the fuck up. Wait till I get a gallon of nitric acid

  • Mr. Fahque June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Aren't bang snaps just little paper with pebbles wrapped inside the paper?

  • my channel June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    I thought does where does things

    onion clones

    Something that's related to that shape

    Uu

    GARLIC

  • Eli Charlton June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ mate they ain’t bang snaps…. they are fucking fun snaps

  • JuiceHead June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    in Finland we call those Koiran pommi πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • woloabel June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Inquisitiveness leads to fabulous and unfounded wealthy…indeed….CODY

  • Uncle Quack June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Dude you must really have a boring life. I must ask Why?

  • ClipsForGames June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    What a waste of time video. So annoying.

  • ug gaming June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    You barely could get 5$ for the silver

  • belal hajjar June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    What is the name of the outro?

  • willz HatesU June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    You could of got a ounce or two of silver for half the money you spent on those but good video.

  • The Science Kids June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    My husband watch all yours videos and now we start a The Science Kids youtube channel with our kids. So, you are an inspiration for our family.

  • mark layton June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Err right ..you got silver

  • Artur Schreiber June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    traveler inspire continued maintain found notice pie anyway photo attack deadline.

  • Camren Stevens June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    You could make an ASMR out of all that popping

  • Edward Deaney June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Are those cuples (sorry, unsure of spelling) reusable?

  • JR MTG June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    You trust Wikipedia? Lol
    Interesting show. πŸ‘

  • hawaii kawaii June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Satisfying

  • The Postal Dude June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Makes me wonder how much silver is used per year to make these things.

  • thesunexpress June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    A tub full of these is an excellent substitute for when you're itching to pop some bubble-wrap!!

  • Caleb Jackson June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Spend like 500$ for like $3 in silver

  • Andrew Rinehart June 5, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Interesting

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