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Office 2016: Add, remove, or change a trusted location

How to add, remove, or change trusted locations in office 2016 to resolve issues with opening documents.

Students have reported that when attempting to download a Microsoft Word document from Learn@UW they receive a message that word experienced an error trying to open the file. This is due to Microsoft Word not allowing documents from untrusted sources from opening.

Add a trusted location

  1. Click File Options.

  2. Click Trust Center > Trust Center Settings > Trusted Locations.

  3. Click Add new location.

  4. Click Browse to find the folder, select the folder your download folder, and then click OK.

Remove a trusted location

  1. Click File Options.

  2. Click Trust Center > Trust Center Settings > Trusted Locations.

  3. Select the location to be removed, and then click Remove, and then click OK.

Change a trusted location

  1. Click File Options.

  2. Click Trust Center > Trust Center Settings > Trusted Locations.

  3. In the Trusted Locations list, select a location, and then click Modify.

  4. Make the modifications you want, and then click OK.




Keywords:Office 2016, Office, Trust Center, Word   Doc ID:66349
Owner:David A.Group:UW Stout
Created:2016-08-23 07:48 CSTUpdated:2018-11-19 16:16 CST
Sites:UW Stout
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