Word 2003 and Office 2003 include features designed to make them more resilient, and more capable of fixing both themselves and damaged document files.
These features cannot solve every problem you encounter with Word 2003; however, they should assist with many, if not most, of them—and, especially, help avoid much of the lost work and inefficiency that results from crashes and damaged files.
In the following sections, we introduce the Word 2003 program and file recovery features that will be most important to day-to-day users.
If Word 2003 crashes, it displays a dialog box that gives you options for what to do next. By default, Word restarts ...