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    Hi,

    Does anybody know any way to open a ~XXXXXXX.tmp Word document.

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    The probability that you can't do anything useful with it is high, but you can try the following:
    - In Word, select File | Open...
    - In the Files of type dropdown at the bottom of the dialog, select "Recover text from any file (*.*)".
    - Navigate to the .tmp file and open it.
    - You may be able to recover some or all of the text in the file; all formatting will be lost however.

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    [quote name='HansV' post='795625' date='30-Sep-2009 10:03']The probability that you can't do anything useful with it is high, but you can try the following:
    - In Word, select File | Open...
    - In the Files of type dropdown at the bottom of the dialog, select "Recover text from any file (*.*)".
    - Navigate to the .tmp file and open it.
    - You may be able to recover some or all of the text in the file; all formatting will be lost however.[/quote]

    Hi Hans,

    I tried that but it just gives a Word Document Corrupt message and does nothing

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    Mike

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    I'm afraid you can't read that file then (in a useful way).

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    [quote name='HansV' post='795635' date='30-Sep-2009 12:39']I'm afraid you can't read that file then (in a useful way).[/quote]
    OK, thanks Hans

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    [quote name='mikeyt' post='795641' date='30-Sep-2009 13:22'][/quote]
    If you only want to salvage what contents you can, have you tried opening it with Notepad?

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