Unable To Open Excel Attachments In Outlook 2010
Get to know more about why Microsoft Excel attachments do not open in Microsoft Outlook 2010
Microsoft Excel attachments not opening in Microsoft Outlook 2010 application is one issue that affects users while working with Outlook 2010. Most of the issues with Outlook application would be the result of improper settings of the application. The Excel attachment that is prevented from opening on the Outlook platform would also be prevented from opening the file after downloading the attachment. If the user downloads the file and saves it on any of the system folder, then also the attachment would not open.
Here is more on ways to fix the issue of Microsoft Excel attachments not opening in Microsoft Outlook 2010:
- Scan Attachments for Viruses
- Clear Outlook Folders
Excel attachments that have any kind of infections would sometimes prevent from opening the file in Outlook 2010 application. The Outlook application would save a copy of the file that is downloaded into the platform. If the temporary file folder that stores the file copies is full, then also the Excel attachments will not open. Disabled options, like data exchange functionalities, also become a cause for worry.
Scan Attachments for Viruses
There are several tools available for Outlook users for scanning and removing infections from the attachments and e-mail messages. The attachments that are found to be infected should be removed immediately and the other uninfected attachments like Excel files that are unable to open in Outlook can be opened up on the application after the scanning process.
Clear Outlook Folders
The Outlook folders that consist of more content would prevent the user from saving another copy of the file. Thus the files that are attached with e-mails would be prevented from opening on the Outlook window. The user should clear the temporary Outlook folders regularly from the Outlook platform and also delete unwanted files and attachments from the application.
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