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micsoft word document corrupt

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by R0Z4G, 14 Apr 2010.

  1. R0Z4G


    Joined: 30 Jun 2008

    Posts: 495

    im trying to recover a word document for a friend
    she had problems saving it and when did did it saved like this and when opened its all full of symbols
    any ideas how to get it back?

  2. Temi_D

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 31 Jul 2009

    Posts: 2,177


    What version of windows do you have? There might be a 'restore previous version' option
  3. Tute


    Joined: 24 Jul 2004

    Posts: 22,385

    Location: Devon, UK

    Are you trying to open it with the same version of Word that it was saved with?

    I get that problem trying to open a Word 2007 file in 2003, for example.
  4. anything I don't mind


    Joined: 28 Dec 2009

    Posts: 13,054

    Location: london

    go to open and then choose open and repair

    try opening it with open office