Outlook 2010 Cannot Create Work File : Know the Solution to Fix the Issue

Most of the users are dependent on Outlook 2010 for management of personal informations. Since, it offers easy scheduling, large storage capacity and easy email management so it has becomes first choice among the users. In spite of having innovative features and advanced technologies users experience corruption issues and other problematic situations. Most of the users make use of Outlook for email operations but often it happens that operations fails to perform and you come across error messages. It is also seen that Outlook 2010 cannot create work file and you come across below error message:

"Can\'t create file: FAX.TIF. Right-Click the folder you want to create the file in, and then click Properties on the shortcut menu to check your permissions on the folder."

As a result of this error message you are unable to open any attachment in Outlook. this is very common error of Outlook which most of the users gets encountered with while opening PDF fax attachment present in email. The error is common when you have done Outlook upgrade or operating system upgrade. Outlook unable to connect the temporary folder the file linked to and hence start giving error.


Process to fix Outlook 2010 Cannot Create Work File Error

  • Open Windows Registry Editor by typing regedit in command prompt
  • Find the temporary folder and delete it. C:\\Documents and Settings\\username\\Local Settings\\Temporary Internet Files\\OLKrandomnumber
  • Restart MS Outlook

  • Successful completion of these steps lets you fix the error. But often it happens that even after performing above method users come across the similar problem again. It ususally happens in the case if you have got corrupt Outlook profile, damaged emails or if there is incorrect settings of Outlook account. So, you need to repair damaged files using third-party Outlook PST Repair Software. With the help of comprehensive software you can easily repair and restore damaged pst files. The software supports all versions of MS Outlook and works easily on Windows operating system.