Microsoft Word document makes use of Normal.dot template file. If the file gets corrupt, several error messages pops up on the screen. Invalid page fault error message is one of the error message that quite often appears on the screen. The main reason for this error is the corruption of Normal.dot template file. Word document is popularly used to store data. When a Word file gets corrupt, situation of data loss occurs. To get over such a situation, backup proves to be helpful. If backup is not available, then repair Word file with the help of a third party Word repair software.
Here is an error message that appears on the screen when you try to open MS-Word 2000 application in your system. But you remain unsuccessful in your efforts. Instead, an error message gets received on the screen as shown below:
"Winword caused an Invalid Page Fault in module winword.exe."
Once the above error message is received, you cannot get the data of the Word file.
Ground of the issue:
The root cause for the occurrence of error "Winword caused an Invalid Page Fault in module winword.exe." is the corruption of Normal.dot template file. Normal.dot template file is a file that is used by the MS-Word application.
To solve the above error messages you need to rename the Normal.dot file to Normal.old. For doing this, follow the below stated steps:
1) Go to Start >> Find >> All Files or Folders.
2) Enter Normal.dot in the named box.
3) Open Normal.dot file and change the name of the file.
4) Enter Normal.old in a box. A dialog box will appear that asks you whether you want to change name of the file or not.
5) Go to Start >> Accessories >> System Tools >> Disk Cleanup.
6) In Select Drive dialog box, choose C: drive.
7) Go to Files to delete box, choose Temporary Files check box.
8) When the process gets completed, restart Word application in your system.
But, if the problem remains as it is, then refer to a third-party Word recovery software. These tools Repair Word File and make Word application error free. A well documented procedure comes along with the software so that no difficulty comes when you use software.
Stellar Phoenix Word Repair is a result-oriented software that can be used to repair Word file from almost all the cases of corruption. All the Word objects, such as images, charts, bulleted lists, footers, headers and more. It shows compatibility with Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2003, 2000 and NT.
Experiencing Error Because of Dot Template File