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One of three users can only open files from share as read only

Posted on 2008-06-23
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Last Modified: 2010-04-19

SBS2003 R2 server with a share on it that three XP machines access, two machines have no problem, one machine opens every file as read only, If you check properties of the file from this machine read only is not ticked.

Any ideas?


Question by:sp0tta
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suppsaws earned 375 total points
ID: 21853527
Hello sp0tta,

how are the security permissions on the folder/file?
users have modify access?


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not that this is so important but why did you gave ma a B grade? Were the permissions incorrect? what was the solution?

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ID: 22004956

it was permission based, but I cannot exactly remember what i did to correct it. I got a reminder that I had open questions, so i quickly accepted your answer.

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