The only place that it informs me is when I actually go to hit save under the original file name. In such a scenario, empty the storage space and see if the problem gets resolved. Any advice would be greatly helpful. I've had this issue in the past; backing the file up, deleting it, and restoring it seemed to fix the problem. I tried rebooting in Safe Mode and uninstalling programs so I could isolate the error, but that didn't work. If the workbook is read-only, I don't think we can save as it with the same file name successfully. So, when you click on a read-only Excel file password protected to open it, Password dialog box will appear.
Also I tried disabling the preview pain as JamminJoe suggested didnt work either. I am going to give it until tomorrow and then close the discussion if he is still running smoothly. I'm certain that the file is not already open. Hi Lara, As you mentioned you had some adware then uninstall some Google Extension, just want to confirm how did you do that? The software is also known for guaranteed and better results in comparison to other similar software. Our experts and community members are discussing this topic in our Click that link to head over there, see what they're saying, and participate in the conversation if you like. The problem could be the trusted location. Actually, that's what all of the remote users do.
This error message often appears when the user tries to save an already open Excel file. Click 2 opens the file in relevant application, but preview pane still has a lock so app throws an error and opens it read-only. But if you check your registry keys against those of the failing computer you may find a problem. You can check your free space on OneDrive by clicking the OneDrive icon in the notification center and choosing Manage storage, or you can go to , sign in, and note the amount of used space in the lower left of the screen. Wait Now + TimeSerial 0, 0, 1 Loop Until Not wb. About the workbook became read-only after code running: You may need to check whether this workbook had been occupied by a background Excel process.
This has happened with multiple files so far, but it seems to be only when using that particular laptop. How can I make it open said file as read only? BitDefender, for example, has content on adding application exclusions here:. We are trying to better understand customer views on social support experience, so your participation in this interview project would be greatly appreciated if you have time. In this article, I will teach you the whole process and also show you how you can disable the read-only option from an Excel file. It is only one computer sharing with one other computer. Also I should add I have tried to open a word document from the shared folder and save that as well and I get the same error. The new user who wants to edit the file now will be able to exit Excel, then re-open the file to edit it.
By using Protected View, you can read a file and see its contents while reducing the risks. Please edit the permissions and give full control for your username! In two seconds, a dialog box pops up saying the read only password is removed. Simply click the download link below to begin. Name Any help would be apreciated. I believe the switch is periodically dropping the signal causing the open network files to lock up.
The user should know privileges, or one should consult administrator to obtain enough privileges to get rid of prevailing situation that may harm file also. And its name is Read-Only. Method 1: Right click on the file and chose Properties. In this way, you can get a correct code about using SaveAs method with all arguments. In some cases, this is for added security, such as when you are opening files from the internet, and other times, it can be due to a setting that can be changed. The tool repairs corrupt file s as it can work on a batch of files as well. The user was running his Ethernet through a 5 port switch, which I failed to mention, so he could have a networked printer in his office as well.
Not confident, though, because the documentation of Excel's Workbook Save method doesn't mention any parameters for that method; it seems that only SaveAs has optional parameters. Click on the Read Only button to open the file as read-only. Would this indicate it was a problem from the computer with the shared folder vs. So, if you don't want to make change to this Excel file, click on Yes to open it. When we were making our Excel file read-only in our previous discussion, you had seen the General Options dialog box as the picture below. The file may be corrupted, located on a server that is not responding, or read-only.
The software is not much interactive though but it is menu driven and any user can benefit from its power to recover lost data in any excel file without much technical know-how. Therefore proceeding as such and opening or using these Excel file may further corrupt the workbook. It makes no sense to me as I have never ran across an issue like this before. I have a macro that opens multiple files and runs code on them. Also malware bytes and windows defender for antivirus. Hence the error message must be viewed with concern.