I've read articles and blogs of people arguing each side of whether you should use the Desktop as a storage folder and I really don't have anything substantial to add to either the pro or con side of the issue. For example you want to open the Attachments of Word documents directly in Outlook, Please do as follows: 1. You can tell how much testing they go through with these things. I already disabled the auto-save but the problem perisisted. I hope this simple solution works for others as well.
With us it is not an Office 2010 problem but a Windows 7 issue. Step 1: Open the Word document. In addition, sometimes when you open a word file, a temporary copy is created. For example you received an email with an attachment of Word document in Outlook. It went quite quickly, though my laptop is 6 years old, it took less than 30 minutes. From just reading the various symptoms it seems fairly obvious that the issue occurs as soon as any other process opens the file, causing word to get its knickers in a twist and go into read only mode.
Nobody on the web seems to know how to fix this issue. When I started checking some of my main folders, I found that all of them were set to Read Only. The error message was saying the problem comes from the sharing options. A similar solution posted by jtho worked for me: Open Windows Explorer. Now, this page will take Microsoft Word 2016 as an example to show. Isn't this an issue Microsoft should be resolving? If the file is opened while this lock is in place, it will open in read-only mode. This happens to me all the time as well, and I very rarely save documents to the desktop.
If Office Word 2016 opens it in Read Mode, click the View menu and select Edit Document. The only files which I opened that gave me the read-only error when I tried to save the file were the Word 1997-2003 documents. Therefore, Just setting the value data for Word and PowerPoint file location with the same way, you would also successfully disabled Protected View for Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. This needs you to uncheck the Enable Protect View for Outlook attachments option in Microsoft Office programs. Step 4: In the General Options dialog, check the box next to Read-only recommended, and type a password to modify. Try to reboot or end process by clicking Alt+Ctrl+Delete to open task manager so that clear the temp file.
Step 2: Right-click on the document, and select Properties. After saving all attachments into your disc hard folders, these attachments will be opened in edit mode as normal files! Through changing Protected View settings in Office 2010-2016 with above steps, you could edit protected-view documents again, but may also expose your computer to possible security threats. We too have had this problem off and on. They are always in document folders or subfolders. In the meantime, thank you for providing the answer! While it's impossible to remove the read-only lock from a user-locked Word document if you don't know the password, you can easily copy the Word document's text into a new Word file. And in the Opening Mail Attachment dialog box, please click the Open button.
I'm not sure I want to just go ahead and switch to a different antivirus provider, in case that causes the same thing. Open the Word file's properties. You might need to save it as another file name if you have already named the document. In Outlook, go to the Mail view, open the mail folder containing the email with the specified attachment, and then open the email with double clicking. You might need to save it as another file name if you have already named the document.
When you open this Word document and try to make changes to the document, a password required. The file was 65 pages and contain a lot of images, out of sudden the file wasn't able to be saved in the Word 2010 file extension. . Because of the approching deadline for my document, I cannot find any other way but to save with a new name every time. Where is the moderator of this forum? Once a file got this disease, it cannot be cured that is every time you save it must be to a different name :.
Closing the document should also close the temp file. Please do as follows: 1. In the upper left is a pull down menu that is labeled Organize. This will sound stupid but try it and see if it corrects the problem. Disabling various other bits that may open your file will help, but I'm guessing none of these solutions is a guaranteed fix.
Let's hope that solves it. Go to the Attachment Bar, and double click the specified attachment to open it. Click the Go to folder button and you can open the unprotected Word document without editing restriction. Click it and go down to Layout, select Details pane to turn it off. If you don't want content reviewers to accidentally modify your document, you can make the document read only before sending it for review. As long as you don't need to use features that are specific to the.