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Word opening problem with a mswrd632 error mentioned
Have a look at the link : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973904
There are 2 solutions. If you don't want your machine to be vulnerable then just go ahead with this option:
When a file has the ".doc" file name extension, but the content is a plain text file or another kind of file that is not a Microsoft Word binary file, and that file is opened in Microsoft Word, you may receive the following error message up to three times before Microsoft Office Word successfully opens the file:
Word cannot start the converter mswrd632
To resolve this issue, an affected user can unregister the mswrd632 converter by editing the registry as follows:
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Text Converters\Import\MSWord6.wpc
On the Edit menu, click Delete.
Exit Registry Editor.
This change will effectively unregister the converter and disable it for third-party applications and for Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office will use its own text converters to open these kinds of files.
Word opening problem still exist!
At the begining, Tx a lot for ur message..I did the delete in the registry but still opening with a window saying: File converter at the top.. and encoding problem. To mention that it's an english document. I search for english encoding to check it but it doesn't exist. I tried the french encoding, still opening with unknown letters!
If u can find a solution, I would be so greatful.
Tx a lot.
Word opening problem still exist!
Can u tell me how did u created that document?
Also r u trying with office word or wordpad?
If u can clarify above things I will be in a position to help u further
Can't see relevance
Can't see anything at that link that's relevant to this. And there's no Fix It.
You bet, you win.
Microsoft has revamped so the link is dead.
I have Windows XP. I received an e-mail with an attachment. I could not open the attachment. The message was Word could not start the converter "MSWORD632. The same person sent me another e-mail with an attachemtn, I had no problem opening that e-mail. Any help would be appreciated. Also, could the problem be on her computer?
Tried Using The Fix From This Link?
I have a Dell XPS 400 desktop. Because of a lightening caused power outage, I was unable to boot up my computer. After about 6 frustrating hours on the telephone with Dell support, it did come back and repair itself. Only problem so far is about 20 of my documents will not open. Hey show as "curly line"$name of file. It said I needed to download mswrd632, but it wouldn't. Another forum said to go into registry and delete it. I did, didn't work either. I put the original works Suite 2006 disc that contains Words 2002 -- still can't get them. ANy suggestions? I don't know what the Dell technician did, but he was doing alot of stuff while he had control of my computer. Help greatly appreciated. Peggy
Are they "Word" documents?
If so we have a few ways to open them. If they are CORRUPT due to a power outage this is where or when most learn that we backup what we can't lose. (Moderators here have a saying "We only lose what we didn't backup.")
Ok, here's the OTHER WAYS without details beyond the titles.
1. Upload them to google docs and see if it understands them. (Neat because it's a zero install method.)
2. Install Open Office and try to open them with that.
3. Install your Microsoft Office and try again. Works Suite 2006 notes this is "The full version of Word 2002" so installing that should have been enough but try:
THey were exactly the same kind of documents as many more that weren't touched and are readable. I don't especially want to Install Microsoft Office again and take a chance olosing other documents. There are only about 25 of them and only a few that are important. I could type them again. I'll try what you about google docs. I had backed them up, but when Dell did a full backup preparing to reset XPS, it went on the same drive and over wrote the good ones. The errors appear on the back up too. The good news is that XPS repaired itself and now seems to be running just fine without reseting. Hooray! Peggy
While you have good copies, now is the time to put
Now would be a good time to put a spare copy somewhere safe. These forums are full of stories where a spare copy would have saved the day.
Hi: I do have copies of all documents on an external hard drive. It's just these 25 docs that I can't get into and haven't been able to figure out what happened as they are the same Word documents as all the rest that are readable. Before the Dell technician worked on my computer (on-line) they were all readable, but by the time he finished these few all had the squigle and $ where first two letters should be. I dread having to deal with Dell tech again, but maybe I should. Peggy
Good Copies Found
Curiouser and curiouser! I just checked my backup file again and found, in addition to the wierd files that wouldn't open, copies of them that would. Sure wish I knew how that happened, but I'm glad to have found the and have copied them to my regular file.
Maybe it's the filename extension...
Please try renaming the document: If it has a ".doc" extension, try ".docx".
I recently received a Word 2007 document that had somehow "lost" the "x" from the filename extension. When I renamed it, my copy of Word (2003), with the Office 2007 Compatibility Patch applied, opened it with no problem.
word opening problem with a mswrd632 error mentioned
Can you advise on how to solve this problem as I followed some advice elsewhere but still have the problem
More info needed...
Please give your O/S, and the version of Office you are running. Also, what's the filename extension?
Opening word document
Word cannot start the convertero mswrd632. Applies only to ceratin files previously saved in word 2003.
Have an XP, microsoft office 2007
Shouldn't need a text convertor
In my case, no text convertor should be needed. It was created using Word 2000, and that's what I have installed.