Clearing Outlook Temp Folder

The solution is to use the regular TEMP folder.

1. Use REGEDIT.EXE to locate the following key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Outlook\Security
(Note: Depending on your version you may have to modify that path after the “Office” key. You may have folders 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, go the highest number. This is probably the version that you use.)

*A temporary solution is to find the directory to which the registry key above points to and clear out the files from that folder. *

2. Modify the Key “OutlookSecureTempFolder”, by replacing “Temporary Internet Files” with “Temp”.
For example:

OLD VALUE: “C:\Documents and Settings\sreed.dsa\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\OLK177\”
(Note: There may be a different number than 177)

NEW VALUE: “C:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Local Settings\Temp\OLK177\”

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