MS Office: Not Allowing Files Or Attachements To Open

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Description:

If you are trying to open a file or an attachment in any of the Microsoft Office programs, you can get numerous error messages all related to “Protected View”.

To Resolve:

  1. Open MS Word – File – Settings – Trust Center – Protected View – Uncheck all.

  2. Only other option is to actually save the attachment (which saves as a .zip), unzip it, check the file properties and “unblock” the file.

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