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micsoft word document corrupt

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

  1. R0Z4G

    Gangster

    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?

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  2. Temi_D

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 31 Jul 2009

    Posts: 2,177

    Location: 127.0.0.1

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

    Capodecina

    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

    PermaBanned

    Joined: 28 Dec 2009

    Posts: 13,054

    Location: london

    go to open and then choose open and repair

    try opening it with open office