Error Occurred while accessing component property/method: Destination. Requested object is not available. Error Code: 0x80020009 gui\system\MergeDoc.p (5890)

When trying to do a mail merge a new user, or someone on a new workstation, may receive the following error: "Error-Occurred-while-accessing-component-property-method-Destination-Requested-object-is-not-available-Error-Code-0x80020009-gui-system-MergeDoc-p-5890"

 
This error can be resolved by following the below steps:
  1. Open Microsoft Word on the affected workstation 
  2. Go to File>Options
  3. Under General, scroll down until you see Start up options on the right side panel
  4. You will need to uncheck the box Open e-mail attachments and other uneditable files in reading view
The specific options may differ depending on your version of Microsoft Word.
 
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