How to Recover Deleted Word Document



Whether you have accidentally deleted your Word document or formatted the drive containing Word files, you can easily get the deleted files with the assistance of My File Recovery tool. Get the trial edition here and follow simple instructions to get back the deleted or lost Word documents for free. Try now!!!

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including macOS Sierra, Mavericks, Yosemite, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Word Document File Recovery Tool

Microsoft is proficient and full featured text processing application that is designed to make simple documents like letters reports to complex documents like brochures, newsletters and other documents in Windows OS. It was originally designed for use in the business world, now it is commonly used in all fields. Microsoft also provides tools to create web pages and web pages can be directly placed on web servers. It is a user-friendly software that makes it more preferable to use among various users. It supports different versions of operating system for business organizations and home users like Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows ME, etc. It organizes the data with the help of different file formats such as FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, etc. on its storage device i.e., hard disk. There are instances when you accidentally delete files. Word document file recovery is possible using relevant file recovery software.

Common scenarios behind the inaccessibly of Microsoft Word documents are as follows:

  • Improper termination of Word application: Word files can also get corrupted due to improper termination of Microsoft Word application. Ejecting the removable device without closing the Microsoft Word application in which the word files are stored can also cause word file corruption. This is because Microsoft Word does not save and reassemble the files properly until and unless it is properly terminated.
  • Software Conflicts: Software conflicts like any problem raised during running of two or more programs at a time in a system can also corrupt the word document. This may happen due to malfunction in operating system or any programming bug.
  • Micro Viruses: Micro viruses are the applications which affect the header of the word files directly. A word files affected by Micro virus contains unwanted texts and changed the header font, style etc.
  • Sudden Power failure: Sudden power failure / sudden system reboot while the word files are still being used or getting transferred from one device to other can also damage those files.

Therefore, while deleting make sure that, the file you are deleting is not important to you. Always, take a backup so that you can restore accidentally deleted files back from backup copy.Therefore, while deleting make sure that, the file you are deleting is not important to you. Always, take a backup so that you can restore accidentally deleted files back from backup copy. If you have not kept the backup of your important files then the only option left to you is to use relevant file recovery software.

File recovery tool is specially designed to recover deleted and lost data with ease. This software has some distinct features that make it more preferable to use. It recovers deleted DOC files from emptied Recycle Bin. It can also recover files that have been bypassed from Recycle Bin due to exceeding in size. This tool is capable of recovering the files from different types of hard drives including RAID0, RAID1 and RAID5 partitions which are formatted using FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, exFAT file system. It also supports recovery of deleted files from external hard drives, memory cards, pen drives, FireWire drives, iPods, etc. This is one of the best software to perform file recovery after system restore easily.

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including macOS Sierra, Mavericks, Yosemite, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Follow the steps given below to recover deleted Word files:

Step 1: Download and install the demo version of file recovery software. It is always preferred to install the software using administrators privileges and the software should be moved from application folder to desktop. Select "Recover Files" option from the main window displayed as shown in Figure 1 and proceed.

My File Recovery Main Screen

Figure 1 : Main Screen

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including macOS Sierra, Mavericks, Yosemite, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Step 2: You will get two options. Select "Recover Deleted Files"option from the screen shot displayed in Figure 2 as shown below.

Select Logical Drive Window

Figure 2 : Select Recover Deleted Filess

Step 3: Once you select the option, a new window is opened where you need to select the drive from which you want to recover the deleted files. Select the drive or storage device from which the files need to be recovered and click "Next" as shown in Figure 3.

Found Partition Window

Figure 3 : Select Drive

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including macOS Sierra, Mavericks, Yosemite, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Step 4: On clicking "Next" a list of file types that can be recovered are displayed. Select the file type which is to be recovered and click "Next". On clicking "Next" the scanning process starts. Once the scanning process is completed, it will display the recovered files. You can view the recovered files using"Data Type" and "File Type View" tab as shown in Figure 4. .

View Recovered Data Screen

Figure 4 : Recovered Files

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