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The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user.

Posted on 2013-02-06
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A user was working on a document when it crashed.
 
The user does not have the document open. However, now receives the following message when attempting to open the document: "The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user."
 
How do I Discard check out if the option is not available in SharePoint? Can I terminate the connection from the server?
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Go to"Document library settings --> Manage files which have no checked in version"

On the resulting page you should find the file and the file should checked out to the user. Clear the file.
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by:the_omnific
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Wow, if this works you're a genius. Unfortuntely I have to wait until it happens again as we deleted the document and uploaded it again to get round it.
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