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  • Everytime I open word or try to save something in Word, I get the message "Word could not create the work file. Check the temp enviornment  variable. I've tried the obvious solutions, including 
    1. Start Windows Explorer
    2. Locate the folder location C:\Users\<userprofile>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows
    3. Create the folder labeled INetCacheContent.Word.  

    these instructions. Please help me with other ideas on how to fix it! 

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7:48 PM

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  • Close all applications, then navigate to:
    C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Local\Temp\
    and delete all files/folders there.


    Cheers
    Paul Edstein
    [MS MVP - Word]

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:10 PM
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    Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:05 AM