updated computer from 2k to xp word file...

  djbenny 15:26 21 Aug 2008
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now the word files are read only and it wont let me change it or re-save it

  djbenny 15:27 21 Aug 2008

office 2000 by the way

  lotvic 23:16 21 Aug 2008

^

  brundle 23:44 21 Aug 2008

Your description is a bit vague. Try this. click here

  djbenny 11:13 22 Aug 2008

at the company i work for i have been updating the computer systems, they were on 2000 and now are on xp. when i moved the files over from the server that the backup profiles were on the files are now read only and it wont let them be saved. when editing.

  DieSse 11:15 22 Aug 2008

Try right-clicking the file - click properties, take the tick from the read only box.

  djbenny 12:23 22 Aug 2008

its not ticket thats why im confused. my other it support worker is not here either.

  lotvic 22:24 23 Aug 2008

there are issues with Microsoft Windows XP SP2 & Microsoft Office 2000 click here

You could try a repair of Office 2000 maybe.

  DieSse 00:41 24 Aug 2008

Can you tell us exactly what messages you are getting please.

Try ticking read-only on a file - opening it, closing it - unticking read-only then open again - is it still read only.

Are they protected forms?

Can you do a "save as" with a different name - will they open for editing then?

  DieSse 00:43 24 Aug 2008

Try renaming the normal.dot template - when you open word it will make a new one - does it work correctly then?

  lotvic 23:55 24 Aug 2008

On re-reading this post, I am now a little confused as to whether the Update was the Operating System Windows 2k to Windows XP
Or
Office 2000 to Office XP

djbenny could you please clarify

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