?
Solved

powerpoint read-only issues..

Posted on 2013-06-03
6
Medium Priority
?
473 Views
Last Modified: 2013-06-25
I have had 3-4 times this morning an error message when saving a ppt document. It then reverts to read only and I have to save as a new version.  This has happened to me before with other files. It is not critical as I just save it under a new name, but is a bit annoying, and probably bad for storage limits as it means I often end up with 5-6 versions of same file.
0
Comment
Question by:ProjNet
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:thelug
ID: 39216862
What is the error message?  Also, is it being saved to a network or shared drive?
0
 

Author Comment

by:ProjNet
ID: 39218349
No error message that gives me any information:

screenshot
but yes all saved on a network share.
0
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
thelug earned 2000 total points
ID: 39218853
Ok.  Give this a shot and let us know how it goes.  I've seen several incidents with files on a shared or network location that have had issues, that have been fixed by turning off the details pane in explorer (for some reason...)

1) Open Windows Explorer
2) Select Organize | Layout and un-check the Details pane option
0
Get real performance insights from real users

Key features:
- Total Pages Views and Load times
- Top Pages Viewed and Load Times
- Real Time Site Page Build Performance
- Users’ Browser and Platform Performance
- Geographic User Breakdown
- And more

 

Author Comment

by:ProjNet
ID: 39219235
thanks for this, I'll let you know how I get on
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:thelug
ID: 39222175
Thanks.  That would be much appreciated.  Please remember to assign points if my solution worked.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ProjNet
ID: 39274130
Thanks :)
0

Featured Post

The Eight Noble Truths of Backup and Recovery

How can IT departments tackle the challenges of a Big Data world? This white paper provides a roadmap to success and helps companies ensure that all their data is safe and secure, no matter if it resides on-premise with physical or virtual machines or in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article describes how you can use Custom Document Properties to store settings and other information in your workbook so that they will be available the next time you open the workbook.
Outlook for dependable use in a very small business   This article is about using the Outlook application (part of Microsoft Office) in a very small business, or for homeowners where dependability and reliability are critical requirements. This …
This Micro Tutorial will go in depth within Systems and Security in Windows 7 and will go into detail regarding Action Center, Windows Firewall, System, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
Have you created a query with information for a calendar? ... and then, abra-cadabra, the calendar is done?! I am going to show you how to make that happen. Visualize your data!  ... really see it To use the code to create a calendar from a q…
Suggested Courses

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question