When opening a damaged Word document with Microsoft Word 2003, you see the following error message:
Word experienced an error trying to open the file.
Try these suggestions.
*Check the file permissions for the document or drive.
*Make sure there is sufficient free memory and disk space.
*Open the file with the Text Recovery converter.
Below is a sample screenshot of the error message:
Click “OK” button to close the message box.
When some parts of the Word document are corrupt, you will get the above mentioned error messages. And if the corruption is severe and Word cannot recover it, you can use our product DataNumen Word Repair to repair the Word document and solve this error.
Sometimes Word will be able to recover parts of the contents from the corrupt document, but the remaining parts cannot be recovered. In such a case, you can also use DataNumen Word Repair to recover these parts.
Sample corrupt Word document file that will cause the error. Error6_1.doc
The file repaired with DataNumen Word Repair: Error6_1_fixed.doc