If you are experiencing difficulty when trying to open a Word document, most likely the reason is that the document has been somehow corrupted. It doesn’t happen often, but it can happen. The good news is that you may still be able to recover your document.
Follow the steps below to learn how:
- Click on File | Open | Browse.
- Select the document you are having difficulty with.
- Click the Open menu.
- Click Open and Repair.
If you are then able to successfully open your document, you should then copy the entire document and paste it into a new document and save it.