Solved Recovering Corrupted Word Documents Tags: Data Recovery Document Hard Drives Windows XP Last response: March 22, 2012 1:43 PM in Windows XP Share TeamBills March 19, 2012 5:30:56 PM Recovered some word documents from a broken hard drive. 90 percent of them I recovered fine. 10 percent I can't. I have used all of these methods http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10things/10-ways-to-re... And I have tried the program Office Recovery. Either this comes up http://s245.photobucket.com/albums/gg43/WaynerdTyme/ (first image on the left, having trouble posting the link to the picture) except the "preview" is just garbage. Nothing that has to do with my document. or this error comes up when I open the document Word cannot start the converter mswrd632 This site helped me do the impossible before. So hopefully the same can happen again. More about : recovering corrupted word documents Best solution PhilFrisbie March 20, 2012 3:53:48 AM The last resort is to open up the file in Notepad and look for the plain text which you can then copy and past into a new Word document and then format it. TeamBills March 22, 2012 1:43:13 PM Best answer selected by TeamBills. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer TeamBills March 22, 2012 1:43:32 PM Ok thanks I'll try that! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumRecovering Word documents , please help. ForumCorrupted word doc Forum[Solved] Recovering Words Document ForumCorrupted Word files ForumWord Cannot Open File ( Corrupt ) ForumDocument disappeared after saving from Word 2010 ForumRecovering Words Document ForumI reformatting my drive but now i can't find my documents . ForumWord document corrupted Forum.rtf Microsoft Word document files, Cannot open ForumRecover Corrupt Folders on Hard Disk ForumPut password for Excel, Word documents ForumHow to recover corrupted files from usb hard drive ForumPLEASE HELP! MY report is due tomorrow but now its corrupted and unreadable ForumUnable to open pocket word documents ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! ForumHow to delete videos from my documents ForumRecovering from virus, networking failing, strange "mini web browser" ForumRecovering files after windows installation ForumRestoring Word files (their original format) from Wordpad More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !