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Windows 2003 network environment. Have a network folder call it sales drive that is mapped on boot. I have checked security and 1 user only in the group can create files and folders in the drive, can copy and paste into the drive can re-name folders and files in the driver, however when opening any word or excel file in the drive and through the program selecting save as receive error. The file could not be accessed. Try one of the following. Make sure the specified folder exists. make sure the folder contains fthe file that is not read only. make sure the file name does not contain any of the following characters. make sure the file/path name does not contain more than 218 characters.
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Jon Winterburn earned 500 total points
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Is the path (and the filename together) a very long path? If it's more than 218 characters (as the error rightly says), then this is what's causing the problem. Check out: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/213983
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