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eddie460

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I have a large document (file) on my hard drive that I created recently. I am Using MS Word 2007 and WIN7.
Now when I attempt to make changes and save the file I get the message that the file is READ ONLY. I did not knowingly make it that way. When I look at the Properties it does not have READ ONLY checked. Under the Security tab: Full Control, Modify, Read and Execute, Read and Write all have check marks. Special Permissions, does not have a check mark.
How do I change the READ ONLY to allow me to do things to my own file?
Your help is appreciated,
Eddie460

Edited by eddie460, 22 July 2011 - 03:46 PM.

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I see no one has offered any help. Not sure if I can be as I do not use Win 7. It could be the folder where it is stored that has the Read Only property. If it's been stored in the Systems Documents folder, it should not be set to Read Only but could be. Maybe Open and browse backwards checking folders properties as you did with the file itself. Make sure Word 2007 has not had the options changed for document properties. Can you change the file name by browsing to the file with Windows Explorer? Then click to open to Word. make changes and see if you have same problem. You could also try using OpenOffice Suite which is free and compatible with MS Office Suite.

Edited by AstraNut, 24 July 2011 - 04:47 PM.

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Thank you, Astranut
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You're welcome. Post back if you find the solution and what it was.
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