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xxx.xlsx is locked for editing by 'another user' RRS feed

  • Question

  • Almost every time I attempt to open a saved xlsx with an attahced PP model I get the xxx.xlsx is locked for editing by 'another user' message. What does this mean and how can I fix it?
    Monday, March 14, 2011 8:32 PM

Answers

  • "looks like" anti-virus software was the culprit
    • Marked as answer by d_ddd Friday, March 18, 2011 4:10 PM
    Monday, March 14, 2011 9:05 PM
  • This can also happen with automatic Back-Up software "locking" the file momentarily. 
    Thanks, Barbara
    • Marked as answer by d_ddd Friday, March 18, 2011 4:10 PM
    Monday, March 14, 2011 11:46 PM

All replies

  • "looks like" anti-virus software was the culprit
    • Marked as answer by d_ddd Friday, March 18, 2011 4:10 PM
    Monday, March 14, 2011 9:05 PM
  • This can also happen with automatic Back-Up software "locking" the file momentarily. 
    Thanks, Barbara
    • Marked as answer by d_ddd Friday, March 18, 2011 4:10 PM
    Monday, March 14, 2011 11:46 PM