To recover a corrupt Word file, please do the following:

  • Open Word and then open a blank Word document.
  • Click on the Insert tab.

  • Click on Object and then click on Object again from the dropdown menu.

  • Click on the Create from File tab,

  • Click the Browse button.

  • Choose your corrupt Word file, click on Insert and then click on OK. Now, see if it is able to insert the contents into the new document.