All of my Word docs are saying there is "unreadable content"

Nilam Patel 0 Reputation points
2024-05-15T00:12:35.28+00:00

Hello,

Suddenly about 1-2 weeks ago, none of my documents are opening correctly. I have hundreds of documents on OneDrive and anytime I open any of them, I get the screenshot below. I click Yes, then am able to work on the document. But then I have to re-save it each time, which is really annoying and frustrating. I've searched this topic and have tried several different individual strategies, but how can I fix this issue for all of the hundreds of Word docs that I open daily?

Thanks for the assistance!

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  1. Emi Zhang-MSFT 22,161 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-05-15T08:45:06.6066667+00:00

    Hi,

    Did you open the documents from local OneDrive folder?

    Did this problem only appear in Word? How about other Office products?

    If open from local OneDrive folder, it is recommended that you try to log in again or re-link your OneDrive account.

    Just checking in to see if the information was helpful. Please let us know if you would like further assistance.


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