There is nothing worse than having spent hours on a Word document, saving regularly only to have it corrupt. When you see those immortal words ‘Word experienced an error trying to open your file’, you know it’s going to be bad. Or is it? Can you recover a corrupted Word document? Is all lost forever? Yes and no in that order. It is quite possible to repair a corrupt Word document and this tutorial will show you how.
Whether it’s a thesis you spent months creating or a bucket list for the next five years, if you potentially lose access to a file you created, it is one of the most annoying experiences in computing. Hopefully once you get to the end of this page you will know several effective ways to repair a corrupt Word document.