It's not that that user former admin has the file open, but he installed office on the computer of the user who currently has it open. As shown on , the best way to find the answer is to use Computer Management on the system that hosts the shared file. Tips: If the Excel file is also encrypted with opening password, remove the Excel file encrypted password first. Thoroughly research any product advertised on the site before you decide to download and install it Rolando Rosales Open Task Manager and 'End task' on all instances of Microsoft Word. I imagine this is caused by Excel leaving owner files on the server, but I do not know why. Hi Guys I have a strage problem at the moment. However if you opened the 2017 file and then the 2016 file the error would not present.
So of course went down the path to update all the security settings as needed, removed all security Hehe just to test. It's nothing important to anyone else, but the story was extremely. It is safe to delete everything you find in this folder. If any documents were previously displayed in the Recent Documents list, they are added to the list again. This is one of the most powerful cloud service that helps in saving that precious system storage by allowing users to store the data in online cloud storage and access them on Windows system.
. This is a shared Excel workbook, they're supposed to be opened by multiple users! In some situations, you can use your mobile device to unlock the file and continue editing it. Here will show you 3 ways, and it is sure to help you get rid of this tiresome password problem. Open the Word document which is locked, click on Review, and then click on Restrict Editing. When you open excel for the first time, it asks you to enter your name and initials. Alternatively, The Goverlan Admin Suite has a node under the computer that will tell you this right away. Also if the document is being used by some other user make sure that you open the file in Read-only format.
If the Office app still appears, touch the app icon, and then swipe to the left or right to close it. Let me know if this can help you This was found in Probably It could be a program so can unprotect your document. In this article, we discuss steps to resolve this issue. This locks the file, preventing any further editing. Once I finish recording the necessary steps, there are few steps I'd like to delete and few comments that I'd like to edit. Click on Insert, select Module.
Then it dawned on me. Discussion in '' started by pianomann1,. Document Template If you were using a document template that was stored somewhere other than the User Templates folder when Word crashed, then you will need to remove the temporary file associated with the template in that folder. Click on Tool, select General Options. Thus, the selected parts are locked. Note: This is a non-Microsoft website. My solution is to use a shortcut to the file.
Once you save the file with the password, for editing the file or accessing it for even reading purpose, you would be required to provide the password. Office 2003 is not supported on Windows 10. My users immediately try to open the same document again, and it works. I experienced this behaviour too. I went back into Word and reversed the step by step mail merge process, closed word and all good. Can you verify that no one else has the file open at the time of the error? I was writing an important document-- a book. There is typically a temporary hidden lock file created when you have an Excel or other Office doc open.
This screenshot shows the above mentioned steps. In that way Windows won't start up the background processes that lock the file in the first place. But none of suggestions helped. Additional note for documents shared over a network: If there are multiple people that could be editing the doc, it can sometimes be hard to figure out who might have the doc open. . This will close the app and any running processes associated with it. Is it possible that you can accidently lock a document using a keyboard short cut.
This also explains why people were having problems opening documents they had created themselves and nobody else was using. How To Lock And Unlock Word Document? OneDrive offers a convenient way of sharing these files and offers ways for real -time collaboration. Using Excel 2016 I was getting the 'another user' error also trying to boot up Repair Log. Click the tools as you can see in the bottom right corner. Alternatively, you could switch to an app that allows multiple authors to work on a file simultaneously.