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Unable to save file in Excel /Word

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by bviljoen, Aug 20, 2007.

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  1. bviljoen

    bviljoen Thread Starter

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    I lost a few hours of work due to:
    Suddenly unable to save a file in Excel. No warnings etc. Blissfully working (and saving) along but when I boot up again later I found the file 'not saved' but a random number file eg; BDF45000 in directory. Opens up in Excel but with only some data.

    I did:
    Run repair, Office 2003 Proff. (No change)
    Check for 'read only' (Not the problem)
    Use Reg Mechanic, cleaned up and defragged... (No change)
    Save under different name. (No change)

    I use AVG... could it be that a third party app interferes with a 'proper save'?.. or AVG interference whilst excel tries to save? I am a bit paranoid at this stage... not trusting the pc. Ideas?
     
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  3. bviljoen

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    Thx. Lets see what happens... Appreciated.
     
  4. bviljoen

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    Solved. (Hopefully) Seems to have worked. Thank you.
     
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    Great! Please mark this thread solved using the thread tools at the top of the page. And, of course, if it comes back, let us know!
     
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