Re: Urgent Help Needed! - Word Doc not opening

Subject: Re: Urgent Help Needed! - Word Doc not opening
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- home -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 20:54:32 -0500

Tara English-Sweeney wrote:
>
> Can anyone help me? I was working on a 100+ page Word document on Friday.
> Late in the day, my battery died and my computer shut down (I didn't have
> the power cord.)
>
> This morning, I'm trying to open the document and am receiving the following
> message:
> The document name or path is not valid. Try these suggestions.
> * Check the file permissions for the document or drive.
> * Use the File Open dialog box to loace the document.
> (C:\....\nameofdoc.doc
>


Try:
Opening it with QuickView and then doing a cut and paste. YOu will lose
the formatting, but save the content.
You may have a corrupt header. this often happens in a loss of power
shutdown.
If there is nothing confidential in it, send it to me and I will try to
recover it for you.

--
Peter

Arguing with an engineer is like mud wrestling with a pig
you soon realize they both like it
mailto:peternew -at- home -dot- com

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