File in-use by "another user", but file isn't open.

Posted on 2004-08-31
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
When opening this Word document, it pops up with that File in-use message. Locked by "another user".
But it not open by anybody else.
Sometimes this message doesn't even comes up, it just opens the file with (Read-Only).
The user has full rights to the file. User is running Windows 2000 sp4 and Office 2000 sp3.
How can I fix this?

Thank you.
Question by:Tonie16
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webtrans earned 65 total points
ID: 11939956
make a copy of the file
and make sure u did not use the remove hidden data plugin for office 2003
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jvuz earned 60 total points
ID: 11940221
Make sure no-one is accessing it through the admin share (c$)

Author Comment

ID: 11940691
Thanks for your in put.

Looks like file was corrupt.
We create a new file.
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