MS Word is used by number of users across the globe for either working at their offices, preparing school reports, writing books etc. Although, MS Word is just like any other writing application, but these files face the heat of corruption. While working on MS Word, you might just come across the following error messages:
  • Word cannot open this document template”
  • Run-time error”
  • Subscript out of range”
  • Module name cannot be found”
  • Cannot display the template add in template is not valid template name”
  • The file cannot be opened”
  • The add-in template is not valid”
The appearance of these error messages shows that the word documents have gone corrupt and therefore you need to perform word repair. Before you perform word repair you need to know the reason behind the occurrence of these error messages. Usually, the above-mentioned issues might occur due to some add-in in one of the start-up folders is not compatible with the version of MS Word installed on your computer. In order to skip these error messages, you need to recognize which add-in was acting in an unusual way that led to appearance of these messages. 

Follow the steps given below to know the reasons behind the occurrence of such messages:
  1. Quit all MS Office Applications
  2. Open the folder mentioned below according the versions of MS Word installed on your computer:
For MS Word 2007:
Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\Startup
For MS Word 2003:
Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office11\Startup
  1. Shift any files that are places on these folders to a safer location
Open the following folder now - Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Word\Startup
  1. Shift any file located in this folder to a safer location
  2. Now launch MS Word again
You can resolve the issue of occurrence of these error messages after following these easy steps. However, if you still face some issues while starting MS Word, then it is quite possible that these Word files have gone kaput. In order to recover your important data and perform word repair and retrieve all your data, use Kernel for Word file recovery tool. You can check the features and working of this software by downloading the free evaluation version of this word repair software. It not only recovers the data but also displays the preview of the recovered items. Please check this link for more information about the software: