Fixed: ‘Takes a Long Time to Open an Attachment in Microsoft Outlook’

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Microsoft has recently issued a lot of fixes for Windows 8 and upcoming Windows 10 owners and one of the recent updates involves some fixes for problems linked to Microsoft Outlook attachments. Let’s have a look below.
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If you encounter the following problem – “it takes a long time to open an attachment in Microsoft Outlook in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2”, then you’ll be happy to hear that problems have been solved by the Microsoft team. You just need to make sure that you have ran the latest Windows Update since there hasn’t been provided a hotfix for download.

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Problems with Microsoft Outlook attachments fixed for some Windows 8 users

Here’s how the official issue has been described:

You have a computer that is running Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2. You try to open an attachment in Microsoft Outlook, and folder redirection is used for saving the attachment to a specific folder. The network connection latency is high.

Update rollup 2984006 is the one that contains the fix, so make sure you don’t miss it. The solution applies to Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1 and all versions of Windows Server 2012 R2. Leave your comment below and let us know if you have solved your issues.

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