If only I could. It won't open. Will try to change attribute in dos. Thanks. I have a feeling this will not be my message on this matter. Steve ----- Original Message ----- From: "M.Thakur" <dnb_mthakur@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 1:14 AM Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: READ ONLY FILE > > Somehow I have a gut feeling it has nothing to with readonly attribute. > Since spreadsheets are multi user they tend to lock up due improper closure > of the files / power outrages. The work around is to open the file and do a > " Save As" with an alias and try to work on it. > HTH > M. Thakur > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "MATLIN" <MATLIN@xxxxxxxxx> > To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: 05 June, 2002 7:01 AM > Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: READ ONLY FILE > > > > > > Tried it - - no dice. > > When I try to drag and drop it to my desktop it say it can not move it - > may > > be in use (it isn't) > > still says access denied - read only file, even though in properties it > says > > archive (still on floppy). > > If I could get to dos (with ME it's a bitch) does anyone still remember > dos > > commands for changing attributes or is there a dos program that would help > > me? > > Very frustrating. > > > > Steve - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.