Repair Corrupt or Damaged MS DOCX File

Have you encountered with a situation like one of your Word .docx file is not clear to read i.e. it has got broken?  Microsoft Word is a leading word processor that is designed by Microsoft. It is used for creating, editing, saving, viewing and printing soft documents. With the help of this tool, you can easily create novels, term papers, organizational charts, resumes and many other important documents. Word directly connects you to internet if you have any problem or if you want to take any help regarding creating, editing, saving and printing your text document or for resolving error issues, at any point of time.

All the document files made on latest versions of Word will be saved in ..docx format whereas it also provides many other options to save a specific file in various file formats like doc, .rtf, .txt, etc. But like many other file formats; Word file also gets corrupted under many situations.

However, you can make right a corrupted Word .docx file using fix.docx utility program in few clicks. This tool can be installed on all Windows operating systems like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, etc. It can effectively act as DOCX fixer for Word 2007 & all other versions of Word.

Some of the most common reasons for Word file corruption are mentioned below:

Macro Virus attack: If your Word document file gets attacked by a micro virus then there are few chances that your file doesn’t get corrupted or damaged. A macro virus behaves like a general computer virus and enters into the Word’s structure and functionality so as to replicate itself and trigger out on certain events. However, you can employ this advanced software to fix Docx file after encoding error due to severe virus attacks. To know more information, visit this link

File format cycling: It is one of the most general reasons for Word .docx getting corrupted. It occurs when a .docx file is converted from one format to another on a continuous basis. For example- Changing a Word ..docx file to Rtf file & then back to Word .docx file. This cyclic process of changing file formats is said to be file format cycling. During this file format cycling process your Word .docx file may get corrupted and finallly get unreadable. To know more about such scenarios visit this link:

Therefore, under the above mentioned scenarios your Word ..docx file gets corrupted. But you can defend it from getting corrupt by following below mentioned precautionary measures. Some of the vital precautionary measures are as:

  • Avoid closing your Word .docx files abruptly as it may corrupt your particular Word file. If you are looking to shut the MS Word application then you must use click on ‘close’ option given on the task bar.
  • It is highly recommended that your system should be kept virus free by scanning it for viruses on a regular basis with the help of reliable anti-virus program
  • Never change the file format unnecessarily again & again as it may cause your Word file getting severely damaged or dead. To make right dead .docx file on Windows visit,

Note: In case you are using older versions of Word, this tool will also work for corrupted Word doc files on Windows. to get additional information on Windows .doc fixer. Visit this link to know more:

Go through the below mentioned steps to mend corrupt .docx file:

Step-1: Install & run the mending tool on your computer. A main screen with browse option appears. Use the browse option to select the corrupted .docx file that is to be fixed.

Mend Corrupt DOCX File - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step-2: After loading your corrupted Docx file, repair button gets enabled. Select the enabled Repair button to start repair process.

Mend Corrupt DOCX File - Repair Progress

Figure 2: Repair Progress

Step-3: Once the repair process completes, you can preview the repaired .docx file using preview option. Purchase the activation key of software, to store the .docx file at desired location.

Mend Corrupt DOCX File - Preview Window

Figure 3: Preview Window