ike other files word documents can be corrupted due to virus attack or improper system shutdown. This situation become worse when you have some important information in word files, these files could not be open by any other method until you repair it. There are two methods to word repair.
1) MS word In-build method
2) Use word repair software.
Both can repair your files in to original form. But first try MS word In-build method to repair if it didn't work then go with second method.
Steps to repair corrupted doc files: Fortunately MS word 2003, 2007 and 2010 have option to repair your corrupted doc and docx files. You need to follow few simple steps to repair your corrupt files.
1) Start MS word
2) Click on Office button and click on Open.
3) Select Corrupt files from open dialog box
4) Click down arrow which is next to open button. Open menu will pop up.
5) From Open menu select "Open and Repair"
Wait for a while word will repair your corrupt doc/docx files. You will able to see you file if word successfully repairs it otherwise a failure message will pop up. If MS word not able to repair your files then don't worry you can still access your valuable files with the use of word repair software
These software uses highly sophisticated algorithm to scan your word file. These recovery tools recovers everything of your files like tables, bulleted lists, embedded images, charts, drawings etc. These are read-only software, it means that didn't alter your original file. It is advisable that first use demo version, when you are satisfied with the result in demo version then use full version of software.