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Using DataNumen Word Repair to Recover Damaged Word Documents

When your Word documents (*.DOC and *.DOCX files) are damaged or corrupt and you cannot open them normally, you can use DataNumen Word Repair to scan the Word files and recover as much data from the files as possible.

Note: Before starting the recovery process, you may try the built-in repair function in Microsoft Word to see if it can repair the corrupt Word file for you.
Step 1 Start DataNumen Word Repair.
Note: Before recovering any damaged or corrupt Word file with DataNumen Word Repair, please close Microsoft Word and any other applications that may access the Word file.
Step 2
Select the damaged or corrupt Word .doc file to be repaired:
Select MDB File to be Repaired

You can input the Word .doc file name directly or click the Browse for Source MDB File button to browse and select the file. You may also click the Find button to find the file to be repaired on the local computer.

Step 3
By default, DataNumen Word Repair will save the fixed Word file as xxxx_fixed.doc, where xxxx is the name of the source Word .doc file. For example, for source Word file Damaged.doc, the default name for the fixed file will be Damaged_fixed.doc. If you want to use another name, then please select or set it accordingly:
Select Fixed File Name

You can input the fixed file name directly or click the Browse for Destination MDB File button to browse and select the fixed file.

Step 4

Click the "Start Repair" button. DataNumen Word Repair will start scanning and repairing the source Word file.

Progress bar

Process Bar

will indicate the repair progress.

After the repair process, if the source Word file can be repaired successfully, you will see a message box like this:

Message Box


Step 5 Now you can open the fixed Word file with Microsoft Word or other compatible applications.

The demo version will display the following message box to show the success of the recovery:

Demo Version Message Box

and you can open the fixed file to see the recovered document. According to the recovered document, you can know whether DataNumen Word Repair can recover your Word file successfully and get what you want. However, the demo version will not save the fixed Word file. Please order the full version to get the file.