Repair Word File Header  

What is a Word file header?

All documents such as Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint files, Zip files, RARs, etc. have all its important data stored at the beginning of the file, which is also called as file header. The Microsoft Office Word document will have a file header which contains info such as file extension, formats, macros, settings, etc.

Reasons accounting to Word header file corruption:

Errors such as sudden power failures, virus impacts and other problems can make the header go bad, causing the entire file to turn unreadable. Some of the most observed aspects that are likely to harm file headers files in particular, are briefed below:

  • As mentioned, the Word file header of the MS Word docs can get damaged or inaccessible as a result of infections from malwares and viruses
  • Sometimes updating the Microsoft Office Word program can result in the Word files to become inaccessible. This can be due to compatibility issues or application errors
  • Another prime reason due to which a Word file header can get corrupted is because of power related problems such as power interruptions and purges while accessing the Word docs. Similarly,  it may happen due to sudden termination of the MS Office Word application, frequent system crashes and other problems while editing / creating the .doc files
  • Altering the contents of the DOC files in any way using untrusted third party softwares such as moving, compressing, changing the file format, round tripping, and the like can easily corrupt the Word file header
  • Other reasons include program corruptions, weak or malfunctioning application software, faults while transferring / downloading Word docs, and so on can corrupt all Word files with ease

Repairing Word header files with the help of Remo Repair Word software:

Remo Repair Word is a tool which is unparalleled in resolving all issues in MS Office Word files. It is as well one of the most recommended Word repair softwares to fix header issues in Word files. You can also fix corrupt Word 2007 file with ease using this powerful application. Considering all these features, you can with ease, make use of this brilliant tool to resolve corrupt Word header file problems and other errors. This software is designed to automatically detect and fix inaccessible / corrupt MS Office DOC headers files and make that file accessible again.

Some highlights of Remo Repair PST software:

  • Can fix DOC header file issues efficiently even when the Microsoft’s default repair tool is unable to resolve the problems
  • Is compatible with almost all releases of Microsoft Office Word program and as well all large versions of Windows operating systems including the latest one
  • Lets you scan for corrupt / inaccessible Word doc files, fix them and see all of the contents from the repaired file using just the free trial edition of Remo Repair Word tool
  • You can instantly get the registered version of this software after previewing all repaired contents of the MS Word file, in order to complete the file save process to any location of your choice

Steps for performing Word file header repair using Remo Repair Word:

Step 1: Download and install Remo Repair Word on your Windows system. Run the software to browse Word file with header issues and click "Repair" button.

Repair Word File Header - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: You can see the repair progress from the progress screen once the repair session is initiated.

Fix Word File Header - Repair in Progress

Figure B: Repair in Progress

Step 3: After the repair process completes, you can preview the fixed Word document using "Preview File" option.

Repairing Word File Header - Preview Repaired File

Figure C: Preview Repaired File

Step 4: Click on "Save" button to save the repaired Microsoft Word document to any location of your choice.

Fixing Word File Header - Save Repaired File

Figure D: Save Repaired File