The programs freeze when using them and then crazy. I just wouldn't have ever thought it was in my name, and was looking all around for permissions and multiple users, etc. Once that's done, you can manipulate and change the information. Background: After Migration Assistant moved all my files onto my shiny new Macbook Pro, I got the read-only warning dialog when trying to open most but not all of my Excel 2011. Also, if your antivirus is conflicting with the Microsoft Office suite or even just Excel, then too you might face the Excel not working error. Now, with the new user highlighted, select the type of access you wish to allow. For the file that I opened, both Read Only and Hidden are not selectable.
You do this by right-clicking on the directory or file and selecting Properties, then the Security tab. Now Owner name must have changed. Until there is a fix, we recommend people install the latest updates to Office 2016 for Mac using Microsoft AutoUpdate. So remove read only in excel file. When I removed the slash from the filename using the finder , the Excel file then opened normally.
Best regards, Yuki Sun Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they helped. Click 'Notify' to open a read-only copy of the document and receive notification when the document is no longer in use. Hope this helps someone else. Step 4 Save the repaired Excel file to a new location. I've checked permissions are ok. Any findings, please feel free to post back. My problem is if user login to other pc with same network path and drive it can open folder and file withou any issue.
From then on, the copied Excel file would be not read-only and could be used instead of original one. If the error persists then too, contact the support team at Microsoft and they should be able to help you fix all errors. I have made sure that the files in the folder of the computer that is sharing it has its read-only box unchecked as well. That's the Mac way, not the Microsoft way. When this users try to access this share folder from other pc no use tht 3 pc having the problem.
I wasted a lot of time on it. Open as read-only, or choose notify to be alerted when it is available. Locate the file or folder on which you want to take ownership in windows explorer 2. I have also opened a document from local hard drive and that opens and resaves with no problems. When I first started in this office.
Please note that my views and opinions do not officially represent Microsoft. 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. I just keep sending the crash reports to Microsoft. This is what I love about Microsoft. It saves and overwrites the original file no problem. Read the solutions to fix this error below: Solution 1: Manually Open the File Recovery mode File Recovery mode is a native Excel recovery utility that automatically opens whenever any inconsistencies are found in the worksheet.
Then took the external and disconnected it. Something in my computer still recognizes that specific file name as Read Only. I suppose making hidden files visible would allow the bogus files to be trashed from the Finder, but I haven't tried that. This would do no good as backup because if it was ever infected both the information stored on the C drive as a backup and the external would both be infected. In Finder's Get Info panel, I tried everything but I was already listed as having Read-Write access. If anything is unclear or if there is anything I can do for you, please feel free to let me know.
I just make a fresh installation of win and keep all my other drive partition as it is. How to Grant Permissions in Windows 7 1. At the top under the General tab will be a box checked if the worksheet is locked. I often use slashes when adding the date as part of the filename. I've had this problem with a few files which now cannot be accessed from another machine because it thinks someone else is currently modifying it. My users don't want to using shortcut to access share foler, they want access by maping the share folder in drive.
Thus, to find a quick fix without much hassle, use automated Stellar Repair for Excel. Uncheck this to unlock it. Backed by powerful algorithms, this software preserves worksheet properties and cell formatting while recovering tables, charts, cell comments, images, formulas, etc. How to Fix Error cannot access read-only document in Excel Step 1 Searching your corrupt Excel file in your local drive. Does that mean you should stop using them altogether? In most cases, Microsoft Excel is flawless, allowing smooth and seamless functioning of operations. I am just trying to narrow it down a bit. The File Block Settings tab of the Trust Center enables you to designate specific file types to open in Protected View based on the version of Office with which they're compatible.