How can I recover an RTF file that comes up blank in Word? I've tried copy-pasting its contents into a new document and opening it with Notepad. In Notepad, it shows up as a bunch of zeros and the formatting text for Word. I tried opening the file with a hex editor, too, but I'm not totally familiar with them and was unsure what to do next.
I had a similar issue on a user's PC at work.
Try deleting their profile's
All Office applications should be closed before you delete the file. Sometimes these files are hidden; when you search for
When you reopen Word, the
try opening and saving the corrupted file in wordpad.
In linux,once wine installed, using the command
i have managed to open a corrupted file properly and retrieve it this way.