Closed 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. Share TeamBills March 22, 2012 1:43:13 PM Best answer selected by TeamBills. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer TeamBills March 22, 2012 1:43:32 PM Ok thanks I'll try that! Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUSB Stick went RAW during use, need to recover Word Documents that were there Forum Word document corrupted Forum SolvedRecovering Words Document Forum [Solved] Recovering Words Document Forum Corrupt word document on flash drive Forum Is there a way to recover a previous version of a microsoft word document on a memory stick/USB Forum SolvedProblems with xerox printer in connection with paper format and word documents format Forum SolvedHelp Recovering data lost when setting new location for My Documents Forum Recover word document windows 2007 Forum SolvedOffice 2013 can't open Word docs in My Documents folder Forum SolvedRecovering word files from a USB drive Forum When i open my word documents, display an incorrect image. help me what can i do? Forum Solved I can,t open word documents Forum When i try to open my microsoft word 2010 saved documents, they will not open; and i get a message that says," user does not h Forum SolvedWORD documents display WordPad Icon Forum excel and word documents Forum Word Documents vanish Forum Part of my "saved" word documents have disappeared. Can you help please Forum Issue with word documents Forum SolvedUSB drive corrupted,lost files. how can i recover? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !