Outlook 2016 Won’t Open Word Attachments

Hello!!! I am using Office 365 with the latest update of Microsoft Office. Whenever I try to preview or open Word files on Outlook 2016, it states an error like there is no previewer available. I try to open files several times and finally receive a message that “the file is corrupted and cannot be opened”. Such problem never occurs in Office 2013. Windows 10 operating system is installed on my laptop. Is there any possibility to fix the issue that cannot open Word attachments in Outlook 2016?

There is a solution for opening attachments in Outlook 2016. Follow below-mentioned steps and resolve the issues related to Word files:

In MS Office Word did you uncheck the checkboxes available under File>Options>Trust Center>Trust Center Settings>Protected View?

If not, then uncheck all the three options available under Trust Center. Still, you are experiencing similar problem then it might happen due to incorrect registry entry. Let’s add correct entry and verify the results. Follow the steps:

  • First of all, Press “Windows+R” button, type Regedit and then Enter
  • Now go to Preview Handlers folder and on the right pane, you need to right click on empty space.
  • Select New and tab on String Value. Double-click on the newly created string and enter Value Name and Value Date.

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  • You can download, install and launch the application on all the versions of Windows operating systems. It fixes the issue of opening Outlook attachments with few effective and efficient steps.
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