When u click on open, in the ‘files of type’ u should see ‘Recover text from any file’. if it is not the case, the converter is not installed. maybe in older versions this is why no dialog box pops up when opening the doc. so u just follow the instructions in Help, install the converter via your control panel, add or remove programs ...
Word will sometimes have an empty or blank page at the end of the document. A table usually causes this blank page on your last page. To delete or remove the...