error when opening Word 2007 file "Word experienced an error trying to open this file."

blossompark
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Hi,
I restored a word 2007 document from the recycle bin on windows 2010 home edition.
When I try to open it now i get the message;
Word experienced an error trying to open this file.
Try these suggestions.
*Check the file permissions..........
any help appreciated.
Thanks
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Was it yours initially
Try checking the properties of the file, make sure you can access it , or t the worst case scenario let everyone have access.
Or move it to another folder.

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yes it was mine, i created it and accidentally deleted it
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Hi John, tried that , still the same issue
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I think that means the file cannot be repaired at this point. Is there an older backup you can recover from?

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no older backup, i used the "recover text from any file" and that opened , at least i have the text, no pictures though
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OK thanks. That is all you can do at this point.

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thanks guys for the inputs
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You are very welcome. Sorry about the file, though.

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