Word File is Corrupted and Cannot be Opened - How to Fix?

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Repairing Corrupt and Inaccessible Word Document 2013

Many people upgrade from older version to newer version of MS Word to add more new useful and efficient features. Sometimes, the older version Word files deny opening with the latest versions. It seems to corrupt and deny access whenever you try to open an older version Word document in new version. One such issue occur when Microsoft Word users upgrade to Word 2013 from 2010. After the upgrade, when a user tyries to open his Word doc, error message get displayed indicating as "The file is corrupted and cannot be opened".

This is a usual case with most of the MS Word 2013 document. By employing Remo Repair Word utility you can easily fix the issue and open your MS Word file when it is corrupted.

Why MS Word document is not opening?

  • Virus infection: Sometimes, MS Word document may get corrupted due to presence of virus/Malware in your system
  • Interrupted file transfer: If any interruption occurs in between the Word file transfer from one computer to another then they are chances that your Word file may corrupt.
  • Incorrect upgrade: Due to inaccurate upgradation of the MS Word version there are chances that Word document may get corrupted.
  • Bad sectors: The Microsoft Word files get corrupted and deny to open if your system drive contains bad sectors in it.

In all the above mentioned reasons the Word 2013 document will get corrupted and throw error messages like" Word was unable to open Word DOC. It may be corrupt". In these situations, it is necessary to repair MS Word 2010 document to make the MS Word documents accessible and ready to open whenever you request. If you come across such types of error messages then just stop thinking about Word file corrupted and cannot be open issue just utilize Remo Repair wizard.

Why Remo Repair Word to fix corrupt DOC?

The Remo Repair Word software can easily repair all kinds of problems associated with MS Word 2013 document. Both experienced and inexperienced user can use this software because of its user friendly drag and drop interface. The Remo Repair Word is a reliable program to fix Microsoft Word 2013 document where the word documents deny to open.

Eye-catching features of Remo Repair Word application:

  • The Remo Repair Word has the capability to repair DOC and DOCX file types without altering its source file.
  • The application includes built-in powerful algorithms to fix inaccessible Word 2013 file within fraction of minutes.
  • This toolkit allows user to preview the repaired Word document prior to saving that Word file.
  • The program not only fix issues related to MS Word 2013 but also restores attributes of Word file like text, tables, graphics, OLE objects, etc.
  • Toolkit has the capability to repair Microsoft Word file not working in 2016 / 2013 on various Windows OS including Windows 10.
  • After successfully completing the repair task of Word document, the Remo Repair Word app allows you to save that file to any internal/external storage drive. Remember this option is available only after you purchase the licensed version of this tool.


Steps to repair Word file corrupted and cannot be open using Remo Repair Word:

Step 1: Download and install Remo Repair Word tool. Run the application and browse Word file, select your corrupt Word which is to be repaired and click on "Repair" button.

Word File Corrupted and Cannot Be Open - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Once the utility starts the fixing process. You can view the repair process through progress screen

The File is Corrupted and Cannot be Opened Word 2010 - Repair in Progress

Figure B: Repairing Progress

Step 3: After the repair process is over, you can also preview the Word document by using "Preview File" option.

The File is Corrupted and Cannot be Opened Word 2013 - Preview Repaired Word Doc

Figure C: Preview Repaired File

Step 4: Finally click on "Save" button to save the repaired Word document to your desired storage location.

Microsoft Word File Corrupt and Cannot Be Opened - Save Repaired File

Figure D: Save Repaired File