Android Data Recovery
Fix Cannot Open Attachment in Outlook Error
Below is a guide to fix cannot open attachment in Outlook error. In some cases, data loss can be appeared. But please don't worry about it, and you will see how to recover emails and attachments from Outlook in the second part.
People also read:
- Part 1: Fix Cannot Open Attachment Error in Outlook 2013
- Part 2: Retrieve Deleted Emails from Outlook Using Recovery Tool
Step 1 Open Microsoft Word and click on the file menu to choose "Options".
Step 2 On the pop-up window, please go to "Trust Center > Trust Center Settings > protected view". Now, please uncheck "Enable Protected view for outlook attachment"(or just check all the four options in the interface). Then click on the "Ok" button.
After that, you should go to Outlook 2013 and try to open the Microsoft Word attachment files again. The error should be fixed and you can view the attachment normally.
Data Recovery program to recover them back. Want to know how it works? Please check it out below.
Step 1 Download Data Recovery
First of all, please download and install Data Recovery program on your computer. After that, please launch it.
Step 2 Select Data Type as "Email"
On the interface of the program, Please select "Email" and then click on the "Next" button to continue.
Step 3 Select A Location
Select a location that your Outlook emails or attachments are stored. If you have no ideas where they are, please choose "I can't find my partitions". Click on the "Start" button and the program would scan your computer and look for the data for you in "Quick Scan" mode by default. If you cannot see the ones you want, please switch to "Deep Scan" mode and try again.
Step 4 Preview and Recover Outlook Emails and Attachments
After the scanning, you can preview the emails and attachments and then click on the "Recover" button to recover lost Outlook files.
The job is done! If you have any question about this article, please drop us a comment in the below area.