4 Steps to Fix Word 2016 File that is Unable to Open


MS Word 2016 file not opening? REMO Repair Word tool is here to help you fix your Word document that is unable to open, and retrieve all its attributes under Windows 10/8/7 with ease. MS Word 2016/2013/2007, etc. are all supported.


Microsoft Word 2016 has stopped working. How to open my Word files?

“Hi, I recently installed MS Office 2016 on my Windows 10 PC and everything worked fine for a few days. But, all of a sudden when I open a Word file, I get a popup message saying “Microsoft Word has stopped working”. Does anyone know how to fix this issue and open the Word files? Please help!”

The above-mentioned scenario is generally faced by users while trying to open, edit or close a Word file. There are many reasons for Microsoft Word 2016 file not working on Windows PC, some of them are mentioned below:

  • Trying to open incompatible document type in MS Word 2016
  • Severe virus or malware infection on Word 2016 application
  • Storage device corruption where Word 2016 files are saved
  • Abrupt shutdown of computer while Word 2016 file is in use

So, these could be the factors why Word 2016 file is not opening, or showing error 'Microsoft Word has stopped working'. Sometimes, the Word 2016 file also stopped working due to improper MS Word upgrade or inappropriate configuration. This type of issues can be solved by built-in Open and Repair features of Microsoft and Word can be made to work again. But, if Word document itself gets corrupted or shows stopped working error while opening files, then you need to make use of Remo Repair Word tool to fix the issue.

Fix Word 2016 file not that is working using Remo Repair Word software

Remo Repair Word program is designed using the latest technology and powerful scanning mechanisms which will automatically scan for errors and effectively fixe Word file unable to open problem on Windows PC. The softwareextracts the document text along with other attributes and create a new healthy Word file. The tool provides a user-friendly experience so that even a novice user can operate it easily without any technical support.


Quick guide to resolve Microsoft Word 2016 file not working using Remo Repair Word

Download Remo Repair Word trial edition for free of cost and install it on your Windows computer. Then, follow step-by-step instructions mentioned below to fix Word 2016 file unable to open:

Step 1: Launch Remo Repair Word and select the Word 2016 file not opening using “Browse” option, then click on “Repair” button.

Browse Word Document and hit Repair to fix Word 2016 file not working

Step 2: The software immediately begins the scan and starts fixing the issues in selected Word document which you can monitor by looking at the progress bar.

View repairing progress

Step 3: Once you get “File Repaired Successfully” message onscreen, click on “Preview File” icon to view the repaired Word file.

Preview repaired Word file

Step 4: Click on “Browse” to choose the storage path of your choice and click “Save” button to save the fixed Word file back to your PC.

Save repaired file to any desired location

Other advantages of using Remo Repair Word tool

  • Repairs corrupted, damaged and inaccessible Word files
  • Along with repairing Word file, it retrieves lost or deleted data including text, images, formatting, etc. from Word document
  • Supports fixing of Word document created on all available versions of MS Office suite including 2016
  • Capable of repairing Word files from hard drive, memory card, USB flash drive and more
  • Non-destructive, safe and secure utility to fix both DOC/DOCX files
  • Offers free tech support for 24x7 to resolve all your queries related to the software
  • Does not harm your system as it is completely free from all kinds of viruses and malware threats