When you open an email message that contains images in Microsoft Office Outlook, the image areas are blocked. These areas display a red X placeholder. Additionally, the images are sent or received as email attachments.
To resolve this problem, make sure that the Temporary Internet Files folder is valid.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
In the right side window, double-click OutlookSecureTempFolder. Verify whether the folder noted is valid. You can copy and paste the folder path in Windows Explorer to verify this.
If you do not see the OutlookSecureTempFolder entry, go to the next step.
If the folder does not exist on your computer, change the OutlookSecureTempFolder value to a valid folder path, for example C:\temp0\.
If the OutlookSecureTempFolder registry entry does not exist, you must create it manually. To do this, follow these steps:
Right-click an empty area, point to New, and then click String Value.
Double-click OutlookSecureTempFolder, and then enter a valid folder path, for example C:\temp0\.
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