A few of my users are in and out of various Excel 2007 spreadsheets all day. See my August 24 post in this thread for more info. We had been using cookie-based load balancing. Thanks, Anu Has anyone fixed this? The funny thing is it was working fine before. I have tested this by opening it on my machine obviously I'm not him and having my colleague also not UserX attempt to open the document. In this new environment we'll be using a load balancer, so at least now we know that this may cause problems. Turning off the preview pane worked for me.
Then it dawned on me. Deleting the document from this folder has solved the issue for me. Now all of are stuff is on an appliance that gives me a good readout of from it's web gui. But again, this is a solution for one particular client and not all of them. Try turning off the Indexing service I had this and resolved it by turning off Indexing Service in Windows. If the document is in use, open the document as read-only.
I think logged onto a different computer and was able to edit the spreadsheet with no issue. Save all your work, and then quit all programs. No message, no excel opening, nothing, nada. I am telling people to try this solution as a workaround, but haven't heard from anyone if it works: the business side is not happy with giving users a complicated workaround when most of them are not very computer savvy. Try testparm -sv grep directory In Samba 3.
Frankly, windows file locking is really hit or miss. When I try to open a. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. ? It might happen the first time you go to edit your checked out doc, or the 10th. I've checked the services on my machine we're I'm having this issue as well , and the services has started automatically. Anyway what solved our problem was by turning the details tab off in Explorer this is under Windows 7 - click Organise where the menu bar is normally, then Layout, then make sure Details is unticked - and also Preview by the sounds of it. To do so, follow these steps: 1.
You would get the error message. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. The owner file is located in the same folder as the document that you tried to open. The only problem with this is that it defeats the logic of some custom workflows. In some cases when i have run into this problem, I have found that SharePoint stores a copy of the document in the SharePoint drafts folder. Okay, I'll look into installing a backports version,then. So you want to be a sysadmin? Save all your work, and then quit all programs.
So of course went down the path to update all the security settings as needed, removed all security Hehe just to test. Just now, I opened a Word document, made a small edit, and saved. I was hoping that if the text was in there mashed up with binary, I could reinstall my unix utilities for 'Doze and then cat urgentreport. Hi all I have a problem where one of our users cannot always see the name of another user that currently has a file open that they also want to edit. I would not go as far to say this is a bug since this seems only to be affecting you and most often it is something environmental causing it like a load balancer.
This behaviour may occur if Word determines that the owner file for the document already exists. I'd always assumed this was default behavior in Windows to display the name of the user who has a file locked. I was able to identify the hidden files but unless you are very good at this sort of thing, gaining access to the needed disk images and deleting only the desired files will be difficult. I'm using cmdkey for demos and testing anyway. They don't know how we always do it, we always did it, solve it! If Word asks you whether you want to load the changes that were made to the Global or Normal template, click No. Waiting 10 minutes is not acceptable either.
Having good exposer in Client side scripting Angular. The Details window pane was still active. We're only having this on Excel files? Can network latency cause this kind of problem? Xue-Mei Chang's answer is technically correct but incomplete and impractical. Repeat steps d and e for each occurrence of Winword. We are currently running Office 2013 and 2010 x64 and x86 on mostly Win 7 Enterprise with very limited Win 8. So I want to know if it is possible to release a Windows policy that forces the users name to be populated in that option so that if they are the said user with the document open then their details will be displayed to another user so they can track them to ask them to close it.
Now, the Wizard never comes up, and the lock problem has not resurfaced since. I've seen this error today, when another user genuinely did have the file open. Unfortunately we have a manager that is blind for all the extra trouble that SharePoint brings into an organisation only because it looks so fancy, so I have to deal with it someway and chances are low that we can manage to abandon SharePoint for good. If an end user is using an Office product, and then does not log off completely but rather X out, the the file is shown as locked by the person who installed Office on the terminal server yours truly. Then when Word opens it is 'locked by you'.
I guess that would only be the case if I got the message that the file is locked by myself? I'm not sure that this is the right place to ask about this, but one of my users is having a problem with her files,specifically excel files which she is editing with openoffice. If it is not in use, quit all instances of Word, and then remove the owner file. There may be lock tuning parameters that could help - see smb. I am the original poster of this thread. I'm having this same problem in Excel 2013. To do so, follow these steps. To work around this behavior, wait 10 minutes before opening the document again.