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I can't open Excel through Remote Desktop on some users

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I have Win Server 2003 and Excel 2003. When I am logged in as administrator, i can open Excel and save. When i log in as another user through remote desktop, i can't save the spreadsheet. It says Microsoft has encountered a problem and needs to close. This happens every time. Then, when I close the spreadsheet, i get a popup saying "C:\ is not accessible. Access is denied". Why can't I save a spreadsheet? And if that last popup means i need to give permissions the C drive for everyone, that will not be secure. How do I save a spreadsheet through RDP successfully and get past these two issues? Thanks!
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May be you've closed whole drive c? If you select "save as" in Excel, what can you select? Try to check rights for user's folders
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Any GPO applied for restrict access to local drives?
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It looks like it was a permissions issue. Thanks.
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It was a permission issue.
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