Word will not open a word document in outlook

Posted on 2007-10-10
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
word will not open up in outlook as an email atachement it wants to open up in adobe acrobat reader if i copy and paste it will open up in word not in outlook. It says adobe reader could not open the file.
Question by:mswilcox
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    Save the file to the desktop and right-click --> open with --> select application to use --> Microsoft Word.

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    I want to open my word email attachments in outlook 2003, I can open and save it outside of the Outlook program now. Thanks, Mark
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    Greetings mswilcox !

    Outlook Secure Temp Folder could be full.  Search for and delete files in OLKxx folder.

    Hope this helps, war1
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    Accepted Solution

    Open explorer, then go to tools, folder options.

    Once folder options is open, go file types

    look for DOC and click change, then select word.

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    mswilcox, any update?
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    Thanks LearnedOne and Compute101

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