How to Fix: Microsoft® Outlook Email Appearing Blank
Microsoft Outlook is an efficient e-mail managing program from the Microsoft series. It is possible that one might experience some issues with Microsoft Outlook. One of the issues which can arise with the application is that its e-mail might appear blank. You can open the e-mail but there will not be any content in it. This issue can arise due to many reasons. One of the possible reasons behind the arising of this issue is the e-mail scanner feature which is enabled with a default antivirus software in the system. It will not display any e-mail contents until it has been proven as legitimate. The read all mail in Plain Text option, when enabled, will lead to this particular issue. Some temporary files residing in the system or some temporary Internet Explorer files may also experience this issue with Microsoft Outlook.
Here are some tips to fix the issue of Microsoft Outlook e-mail appearing blank:
- Disable Antivirus E-mail Scanner
- Read all mail in Plain Text
- Clear the Temp and Temporary Internet folders
Disable Antivirus Email Scanner
You can try disabling the e-mail scanning feature of the antivirus software to fix the Microsoft Outlook e-mail appearing blank issue. To do this, you first need to open up the antivirus software in the system. Then, select the Launch Control Center. The next step is that you select the 'E-mail Scanner' option. After this, select the ‘Configure’ button and uncheck the 'Certify Mail' check boxes under the 'E-mail Scanning' section. After doing all this, click the 'OK' button twice and restart the Microsoft Outlook application to check whether the issue has been fixed.
Read all Mail in Plain Text
You can try disabling the 'Read all mail in Plain Text' option to fix the Microsoft Outlook e-mail appearing blank issue. To do this, you first need to open the Microsoft Outlook application and then select the 'Tools 'menu. You need to then select the 'Read' tab in the 'Options' box. Now, you can navigate to the R'ead all mail in Plain Text' option and remove the checkmark for the option. Click the 'OK' button and restart Microsoft Outlook to save the changes.
Clear the Temp and Temporary Internet Folders
You can try clearing the Temp and Temporary Internet folders to fix the Microsoft Outlook e-mail appearing blank issue. To clear the temporary Internet folder, you need to open up the Internet Explorer and select the 'Internet' Option under 'Tools' menu. You can then select the 'General' tab and click the 'Delete Files' option. To remove temporary files in the system, you first need to open Windows Explorer. Then expand the hard disk letter. In the next step, you need to expand Windows and click to expand Temp. In the window, select all files and click the 'Delete' option in the 'File' menu.
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