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  • feltted
    started a topic 2003 server file server and "file in use"

    2003 server file server and "file in use"

    I have a problem with a windows 2003 file server and a word 2007 document. User A opens the document and starts editing it. User B opens the same document and it gets the "file is in use by user C", even though it is user A who has the file open.

    A check on the server for open files reveals the correct info, user A has the doc open. Any ideas? My search didn't come up with anything.

  • Virtual
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    Re: 2003 server file server and "file in use"

    Glad I pointed you in the right direction.

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  • feltted
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    It looks like deleting the .tmp file fixed it. Word must have crashed at some point and didn't delete this.

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  • Virtual
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    Have you asked user C when they last opened the file. There may be a temp. file left behind, the ones with a tild symbol at the end of the name. ~

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