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excel files automatically changes to read only

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    excel files automatically changes to read only


    when I send an excel file as attachment by email, it changes to "Read Only" automatically...
    I am sure I have not changed any settings ? how to reomve this option ?

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    Re: excel files automatically changes to read only

    everyone? i know outlook2007 can be set to open recieved attachments as read only
    there was a hotfix to make it do just that.
    To make all e-mail attachments open in Read-only format, apply hotfix 953925, and then configure the OpenAttachmentsReadOnly registry entry to enable the hotfix. To do this, follow these steps.
    perhaps the people you are sending to have that set
    also it was a bug in earlier versions perhaps your reciprients have older versions
    mind you you havent said if they are using outlook at all
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