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Why is that necessary? In order to make changes, the document just needs to be "un-finalized." Go back to the Office button -> Prepare menu and click "Mark as Final" to toggle it off. An added clue: When one of my users selects "Notify," a dialog pops up in a moment informing them the file is available for them to edit. Scandisk looked through all the drives and when I got next back into Word to one of un-editable files (just to see if I had a particular fact right) it worked http://magicnewspaper.com/how-to/solved-word-7-documents-locked.html

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - reverting doesnt help by ruthven78 / August 12, 2015 7:48 PM PDT In reply to: Any other solutions? None of the above solutions are working for me, and it's affecting not only Office 2007, but quite a few video games as well that use the Documents folder for save by Stunun / August 14, 2015 8:02 PM PDT In reply to: Did you make a backup before going to 10? Repeat steps d and e for each occurrence of Winword.exe. 7. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-word-docs-locked-after-upgrade.70941/

How To Unlock A Word Document On Mac

To do so, follow these steps. The 'boonies' is a new word to me as well, but I guess it is maybe what we would call here in Wales "the sticks"? Do the files have *size*? Lucky I found one.

Talked to a guy at Microsoft who downloaded a "takeownership.zip" from somewhere and ran an .exe file to change the folder ownership back to "my-name". (I suspect the file owner was There are numerous suggestions for other read only files in this thread above. You cannot save modifications to documents or create new documents, and functionality might be reduced. Microsoft Word WTH?

microsoft-office share|improve this question edited Aug 28 '09 at 18:19 asked Aug 27 '09 at 21:43 Chris 5072613 You might get more/better answers on serverfault. –Travis Northcutt Aug 27 How To Unlock Word Document I tried saving as a PDF. Office 2007 has not yet been activated. On XP, Turn off indexing service like this: click the Start button, then Search.

For example, the owner file for Document.doc is named ~$cument.doc. Microsoft Office Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Back ups Not Needed and Won't Help Here by darkguardian / August 6, 2015 1:22 AM PDT In reply to: Did you The files are not corrupt or broken. This completely fixed the issue I've been having for ever with this!

How To Unlock Word Document

Bless you, Hummingtree hummingtree, Mar 3, 2002 #7 dalbertyjr Joined: Apr 21, 2002 Messages: 1 If you ever have the problem again, not resulting from moving them off of a http://www.aurelp.com/2015/04/01/how-to-unlock-a-microsoft-word-document-step-by-stepsolved/ But lately, I found that all the "documents" on my laptop were only findable on my laptop if I went to Homegroup and clicked on "Me" under "Mycomputer" (names changed), clicked How To Unlock A Word Document On Mac We have tried to look in help for varying possibilities, but can't find a solution to the problem. This Modification Is Not Allowed Because The Selection Is Locked Please try the request again.

SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. http://magicnewspaper.com/how-to/solved-drives-locked.html Best wishes from Hummingtree hummingtree, Apr 23, 2002 #9 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Any recommendations Distros?On a completely different note did you know windows 10 will check you PC for any cracked software and if you upgrade your hardware it could prevent it from Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (4) Collapse - Fixing "read-only" helped my docs issue! Onedrive

backup. Your cache administrator is webmaster. This command is not available because the document is marked as final." The rest of that error message also points us in the right direction. have a peek at these guys I could have never imagined a few months ago just what an emotional roller coaster learning to use a computer and the Internet is!

I imagine this is caused by Excel leaving owner files on the server, but I do not know why. From official site, Ever had such an annoying message given by Windows? Proffitt I don't use Microsoft's email login because I am not a moron.

I don't really mind Windows asking me if I'm sure to want to copy something to Program Files folder.

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - That fixed it for me! Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Oh Dear! Now, remove the read-only attribute from all of the files AND the folders that contain them--meaning any folders that were stored on the CD-Rom. Nine times out of ten the document is not open by another user.

The folder itself is the issue because it sets all it's files to Read Only. What is a word for not seeing obvious "warning signs"? Generated Wed, 01 Feb 2017 04:47:43 GMT by s_wx1096 (squid/3.5.23) {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Store home Devices Microsoft check my blog Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

by LSUGIRLSROCK / October 11, 2015 7:21 PM PDT In reply to: Did you make a backup before going to 10? Although I haven't got a clue how or why. User community support forum for Apache OpenOffice, LibreOffice and all the OpenOffice.org derivatives Skip to content Advanced search Board index Change font size FAQ Register Login Information The requested topic does I'm stuck in the gray area between these two sites. –Chris Aug 27 '09 at 21:52 add a comment| 9 Answers 9 active oldest votes up vote 19 down vote accepted

From that menu, choose Restrict Formatting and Editing. No, create an account now. Why is my hand not burned by the air in an oven at 200°C? Proffitt Forum moderator / August 14, 2015 11:04 AM PDT In reply to: It gets worse folks....

Before he started he saved all documents to a CD and after the work was complete, he loaded them back on again. share|improve this answer edited Sep 12 '12 at 13:39 Community♦ 1 answered Feb 10 '12 at 0:02 Daniel Bowen 212 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote I had the Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. I will ask around here for other solutions, too! –Matt 'Trouble' Esse Aug 27 '09 at 23:13 4 Where's the part of this answer that makes the users' day flow

If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps. My Toshiba screen, XL and word doc are distorted. This also explains why people were having problems opening documents they had created themselves and nobody else was using. If yes, delete the ones on the hard drive and copy from the CD again.

We know about junctions vs folders. There are hundreds of half finished files involved, as I was trying to gather info about varying aspects and properties of different trees. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (4) Collapse - RU Serious? Cannot delete file: Access is denied There has been a sharing violation.

After you enter a valid Product Key, you will see only the programs and features that you have purchased. share|improve this answer edited Apr 12 '13 at 21:16 answered Apr 21 '11 at 6:45 Malvineous 1,23111022 Thank you!!!!