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Error saving Excel 97 files to server

Posted by Jess Hughes on July 18, 2001 4:21 AM

Users of our system are experiencing problems when saving Excel 97 files to a Novell server. A 'cannot save' error message is displayed and then the user is given a temporary file number and instructed to save the file under a different name. This has started to happen on a regular basis with a number of users and so far a solution has evaded me. Can you help?

Thanks in advance,

Jess Hughes
Group IT Manager, Pel Group PLC.

Posted by Steve Brodrick on July 18, 2001 5:20 AM


Sorry if this is too obvious, but is it due to access right ? do the users have write, create, erase, and modify rights to the network directory they are trying to use ?


Posted by lenze on July 18, 2001 10:35 AM

Previously I've experienced this when I was with a company using Novell. It was almost always a network problem. Usually a bad network connection or too much traffic.