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Problem with opening .CSV files in EXCEL on a network share

bobalob asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-21

Some of my users are experiencing a problem with Excel where they are unable to open a .CSV file on a Samba network share, receiving the error File Not Found/Moved/Renamed etc. - Intermittently it will open the file fine.

The files can be opened everytime, first time by other programs such as Word, Wordpad, Notepad++...

The permissions have been checked, the file has been copied locally and Excel will function properly then. Also if you open excel first, and import the data from the file on the network share it works every time. The problem appears to be the inital opening of the files.

Thanks for any help.
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