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Issues with Word and Excel with Redirected My Docs "File is in use" and cannot be saved

Hello all,

I have a full Server 2008 network and just migrated a few users to Windows 7 with Office 2007 STD. As I join them to the domain I have their MyDocuments redirected to the win2k8 FIle server. Since i have done that the same 3 users all have the same issue that when most of the time they have a Word or Excel file opened they try to save and get an error that says "\\Servername\Sharename\username\My Documents file is in use. Please try again later". after hitting repeatedly it finally saves. This happens with ever other file they work with and sometimes when they hit save and will not let them the Save As window pops up and wants them to rename the file to save and if they rename it will save. Users have Full permissions to their folders/ This is of course annoying and i believe it has to do with the redirected docs. By default the redirected docs on each Win 7 PC has offline files enabled. Why is this happening and what is the problem? Any help will do.
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Most likely a problem with Offline Files. Try disabling the Offline files on one of the Client PC's and see if that fixes it. If it does, then try and re-enable Offline files and see if it corrects the problem.
forums712Author Commented:
thank ydsonline, disabling offline files worked. They are not having that issue anymore. Now i need to turn back on and see if that works. I will adivse when i try. Thanks,

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