This morning, following an apparently routine "de-cluttering" of my Mac by the AVG TuneUp program, I found that ALL of my Word files that had not been saved to OneDrive were corrupted from a simple .docx extension to this:
When trying to access any of the files, I get the following message: "Can't open (X file) - This document is either deleted or not currently accessible."
I have attempted all of the usual file recovery options available on Word and no joy. Tried a commercial file rescue program (Recoverit) and found it useless. I have a lot of lost work here that was not backed up because I disconnected my external hard drive while traveling.
Any suggestions as to whether file recovery is possible?