NFTS Permissions User can Change and Save an Existing File but Not Create Other Files in a Folder

I have a Folder A which contains one file, test.doc.  I am looking how to assign NTFS permissions so that a user can modify and save test.doc but not have the ability to create other files in the folder (No save as in that folder).
zabacAsked:
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YZlatCommented:
User needs Write permissions
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zabacAuthor Commented:
I see Create files/Write data as a permission but won't this let them create other files in the folder?
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YZlatCommented:
how do you check?

if you right-click on the folder, go to Security tab, then select the user and click on edit, then you will see a button "Advanced". If you click on it, you will see more permissions for that user. they might conflict with Create/Write permissions. let me know what you see in Advanced
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zabacAuthor Commented:
Check what?  I do not understand?
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YZlatCommented:
how do you check permissions for the user? Where did you see that the user has Create/Write permissions set?

What do you see if you right-click on the folder, select Security tab and click on "Advanced"?
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zabacAuthor Commented:
I right clicked on the folder, properties, permissions
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zabacAuthor Commented:
Actually I right clicked on the folder, properties, security, permissions
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YZlatCommented:
Well, you are on the right track. Go to properties->Security and click on Advanced button
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zabacAuthor Commented:
See attached
permissions.docx
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zabacAuthor Commented:
Again I only want the user to be able to read and save the file in the folder, not create files in the folder (no save as in the folder).
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YZlatCommented:
Based on the screenshot you have attached, create files/write data is not checked. You need to check it to enable the user to update and save the file - write data permission
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zabacAuthor Commented:
But I don't want to allow them to create files.
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NVITCommented:
Note: This method...
- Lets user edit and save existing file contents
- Will not let user rename file
- Will not allow new folder creation
- Will not allow new file creation
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- Folder Properties. Open Security tab
- Advanced
- Change permissions...
- Uncheck Include inherit. Pick Add
- Remove Authenticated Users, Users
- Close Advanced to return to main Security tab.
- Pick Edit.
- Add desired users, OU, groups, and / or Authenticated Users
- Leave default Read permissions
- OK to close all dialogs.

- In the folder, put your file
- File Properties. Open Security tab
- Advanced
- Change permissions...
- Uncheck Include inherit. Pick Add
- Remove Authenticated Users, Users
- Close Advanced to return to main Security tab.
- Pick Edit.
- Add desired users, OU, groups, and / or Authenticated Users
- Give Modify permissions
- OK to close all dialogs.
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