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Old 01-13-2019, 07:24 AM
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Why do all my NEW word documents open in read only?

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Old 01-13-2019, 06:52 PM
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Where are you saving documents by default?
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Old 01-14-2019, 12:59 PM
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Stefan - My default save location Is:: C:\Users\Herm\Documents\
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And saving to that location always makes a document read-only? In that case, this may be a problem with permissions (access rights) to that folder in Windows.

Do you see the same problem if you save to the desktop, for example?
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I would ask, how are you creating NEW documents? I presume that the document hasn't even been saved once yet if it is a new document.
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Stefan - I found a utility to reset options at this link:"https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...ttings-in-word
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Stefan - I found a utility to reset options at this link:"https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...ttings-in-word

And, did that fix your problem?
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And, did that fix your problem?
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Yes! thanks anyway!!
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