access rights a file on server 2008

Posted on 2011-10-06
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
i have a excel doc located on the network drive that i want people to have view rights and than print it if needed... so i need to change the rights to read ONLY.. so i did and it works fine but for whatever reason they can save the file locally and than they can edit it as well... how can i fix this issue.. thanks in advance
Question by:MXU2011
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    The only way I'm aware of to protect such files is using AD RMS (Rights Management Service)  
    For a step by step guide, see this link:

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