This article discusses how to troubleshoot damaged drawings in Microsoft Office Visio 2007, Microsoft Office Visio 2003, and Microsoft Visio 2002. This article describes some symptoms that may indicate that the drawing that
you are working with in Visio is damaged.
Additionally, this article lists some recovery methods that you can use on the damaged drawing. They include general troubleshooting methods, methods to try if you can or cannot open the drawing, and methods to help prevent damage that may occur to drawings.