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    Flash Drive ReadOnly, file/directory is corrupted and unread

    I have a 1TB Flash drive that currently has the "file/directory is corrupted and unreadable" error. I have used the chkdsk command but to no avail due to "read-only" status on my flash drive. When I tried using diskpart to remove the read-only attribute on my flash drive, the "current read-only...
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    Excel stops working when saving on Window 10

    I recently bought a new HP Envy Laptop and installed my Office 2002 (XP) suite on it. Everything worked fine even without using XP compatibiity mode. Now I have a problem saving Excel files. I get the message "Microsoft Excel has stopped working - A problem caused the program to stop working...
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    All of my Excel files say"Read Only "

    I opened up my computer with Windows 8 yesterday and all my excell files say "Read Only" I have done the basic things like right clicking, going to properties and turn off the RO square, but it comes back. Im on a network and the other computer can access the files and they dont say Read Only...
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    Win 10 with share point opens all files as Read Only

    Hey everyone. I have windows 10 with 2016 office. i have share point that i pull my files from and since my upgrade to win 10, any time i try to open a file it opens as read only which is incredibly frustrating given how many times i open files through the day. I have looked around and havnt...
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    Excel Won't Open From Most Folders

    I have Windows 8.1 and Excel13. If I try to open any Excel file that is in its regular folder, or any folder other than Desktop, Downloads, or OS, I get the error message: “[name of file] is locked for editing/By ‘another user’/[etc.]”. I can open a Read Only version of the file and edit it...
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    Remove "read only" on DVDs copied in Windows 10?

    How do I remove "read only" on DVDs copied in Windows 10? I need to edit them. Sorry, but I'm a computer neophyte, so I need the 'instructions for dummies' version of your advice. I don't even know what I did to establish "read only" on these DVDs. So what I would really like to do is to prevent...