If you somehow managed to spoil your Microsoft word document which had some important data, there is no need to worry. You can use RepairMyWord, a freeware which will help you recover the text data from your corrupted Microsoft word or any .doc files.
Some common problems with Microsoft .doc files that you may encounter when your word files are corrupted are :
1> “The document name or path is not valid. Try these suggestions. Check the file permissions for the document or drive. Use the File Open dialog box to locate the document.”
2> “Word cannot open the document.”
3> “Word cannot open the document: user does not have access privileges.”
4> When you attempt to open a Microsoft Word 97 document into Microsoft Word version 6.x or 7.x, the document contains garbage characters.
RepairMyWord is an excellent tool, that will obtain access to the contents of such corrupted files and recover the text. The recovered text will be in the preview window, you can save this text to a new, error free, clean Word file.
All this will be done within minutes and it’s 100% guaranteed to work !
However, one draw back is that you may not be able to recover images from corrupted Word or .doc files. I’ll shortly blog how you can recover images and other content from corrupted Microsoft Word Files