Error opening attachments in Outlook

When opening an attachment directly from within Outlook you could get an error message saying that it can’t create the file and to that you need check the permissions on the folder you want to save it in.

Solution: Cleaning out the Secure Temporary Outlook Files folder.

Location of the folder:

Outlook 97:      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\8.0\Outlook\Security
Outlook 98:      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\8.5\Outlook\Security
Outlook 2000:    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\9.0\Outlook\Security
Outlook 2002/XP: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0\Outlook\Security
Outlook 2003:    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Outlook\Security
Outlook 2007:    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Security
Outlook 2010:    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Outlook\Security

Stored in OutlookSecureTempFolder registry key.

Windows Filtering Platform error message following a computer or Forefront TMG services restart

After you restart the Forefront TMG computer or services, the following error message might be displayed:

“Forefront TMG detected Windows Filtering Platform filters that may cause policy conflicts on the server. The following providers may define filters that conflict with Forefront TMG firewall policy: Microsoft Corporation.”

If this message is displayed, disable the alert from appearing again, since it does not indicate a real conflict.