Updated on August 17th, 2023
Many users face an error message while accessing MS Outlook stating – Outlook could not create the work file. This error arises due to the corruption of files from temporary Internet cache variable folders. This error generally occurs due to system up-gradation or setting files that get incorrectly shifted to another computer. But, many users don’t know the procedures to fix this situation and start panicking. So to help those users, we will discuss all the possible remedies to fix this error. If you are reading this article, then congrats as you have landed on the right page. Let’s start the article by first knowing the techniques. We will also look at the reasons so let’s start the article.
Two reasons result in this error. These are
These two generates inconsistencies in the Outlook and cause issues. Thus, it is very important to fix this issue as soon as possible.
Here, we will discuss some manual procedures to fix this problem. Users can try any one of the following approaches.
Users can solve this issue by shifting their temporary internet files or the folder in Internet Explorer. The user has to go through these steps to solve the problem.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
It is a very easy procedure to fix this issue. Users can solve this error by deleting the Temporary Internet files through Internet Explorer. To do this, users should close all the open programs just for safety concerns.
Follow the steps below to fix the problem.
These were some of the manual tricks to fix the error. If users have some corrupt PST files then before proceeding to the manual tricks. Try to fix these corrupt PST files first. To do so, Users can use Inbox Repair Tool or they can go for an alternative tool to fix this issue. They can use the Sysinfo PST Recovery Tool to recover Data or Emails from the corrupt PST Files. The software is compatible with PST files generated by MS Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 & earlier versions.
Now, users know the different solutions to resolve this issue, so let’s take a look at the reasons that cause this error.
These are some straightforward techniques to fix the error Outlook could not create the work file. All these methods are very efficient to use and can be easily conducted. If there are some corrupt PST files, then fix those first by using an automated solution.
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