Fixing “This office open XML file title.docx cannot be opened...” error while opening Word doc f

Published: 22nd June 2010
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Unable to open your important word file after it was transferred to a USB? Though MS word may come across as a nifty application, it can really give you some trouble moments occasionally. At certain times, when you transfer a Word document from a computer to a USB, you might not be able to open it on another computer. Additionally, you will get an annoying error message, which would further complicate the things for you. In such instances, when you need to gain the information or data stored in the affected document, you can fall back upon a valid backup. But, if the backup doesn't provide you a great help, then you have to opt for efficient word repair solutions.

Sample this: You just finished working on an important business document at home, you transfer the Word file on to a USB. Next morning, you go to office, attach your USB to a computer in order to get a print of the whole document. While you try and open the file, you get the following error message:

"This office open XML file "title.docx" cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents"

After this error, when you click on the details button, you got the following message:

"The file is corrupted and cannot be opened
Location: Part: /word/document.xml, Line: 2, Column: 18027"

As a result, you are unable to take a print of the crucial file which contained important facts about an upcoming business project.

Cause:
The above error is a clear indication that your Word file has got corrupted, rendering the data inaccessible.

Resolution:
Now that the crisis has hit, don't lose your cool and try these steps in order to repair Word file:

Open MS Word, click on File and then go to Open

Select the file you want to open with a single-click. Instead of hitting Open, click on the small arrow at the far right of the Open button and select choose Open and Repair

Word will repair and open the corrupt or damaged document.

If you are still not able to get through the error message, download a third-party utility to repair Word file . Such utilities repair a corrupt Word document by applying advanced scanning mechanisms.

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