Lỗi word cannot complete the save due to a file permission error


The error message ‘Word cannot complete the save due khổng lồ a tệp tin permission error’ occurs while saving files in Microsoft Word. This error message can occur randomly as well as in targeted cases. This scenario is most comtháng where the file came from an external source or if its author is someone else rather than your computer.Quý Khách vẫn xem: Sửa lỗi permission error

Word cannot complete the save sầu due to a File Permission Error

Permission errors have been there in Microsoft Word since they introduced tệp tin protection mechanisms. They are sometimes bugged or they are caused by genuine conditions. In addition, this error message is also caused by third-các buổi tiệc nhỏ Antivirus software who try khổng lồ implement data protection on all Microsoft Office files.

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What causes ‘Word cannot complete the save due to lớn a File Permission Error’?

The reasons why the error occurs in more detail are:

The document which you are trying to save is previously saved as ‘read-only’ or as a ‘template’.The location where you are trying to lớn save or the tệp tin you are trying to lớn access doesn’t have suitable permissions for your user tài khoản.You are trying to lớn modify a file from a network shared thư mục.Antivi khuẩn software on your computer is conflicting with the saving process.There is naming conflict of the tệp tin on your computer. This is very comtháng especially for shared/already created files.

Before you proceed with the solutions, make sure that you have sầu a valid copy of Microsoft office, an active internet connection, & an administrator tài khoản on your computer.

Solution 1: Saving the document as a different name

This error message is mostly resolved in an instant if you change the name of the file when saving it. This is mostly valid in conditions where the document is not created by you or came from an external source; either from another computer or through the network. You might still get the error when you press ‘Save’. Instead, we will select ‘Save sầu as’ and save sầu the document with another name.

Press on File & select Save as.Saving document with a different name – WordNow select a location & change the name of the tệp tin. Type a number in front of it or change its name entirely.Changing name và location of document – WordThe tệp tin will be saved instantly và the previous tệp tin which you were editing will stay as it is. Also, make sure that you save the file khổng lồ your local computer (for example in Desktop) instead of in removable devices.

Solution 2: Disabling Antivi khuẩn Software

There have sầu been numerous reports that Antivirut software lượt thích Semantic or Norton causes the permission issue. These Antivi khuẩn software try lớn protect your personal files & folders by making sure they are not changed by other software or users.

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Solution 3: Checking in Safe Mode

Press Windows + R, type “winword /safe” in the dialogue box và press Enter.Opening Word in Safe ModeMicrosoft Word will now be opened in Safe Mode. Click on File > mở cửa và navigate lớn the tệp tin which you are trying khổng lồ open/edit.

Opening document – WordExedễ thương your changes in this and try saving. If it saves perfectly, it probably means that either your add-ins are causing issues or your user protệp tin is corrupt.To disable your add-ins, cliông xã on File > Options > Add-ins & cliông xã Go in front of COM Add-in.

Disabling add-insAll the add-ins will be listed here. Disable each of them one by one and restart Word. Check if the error message went away. This way you will be able to lớn diagnose which add-in is causing issues. If none of the add-ins are causing issues, you should make a new user protệp tin on your computer & try editing và saving the document there.

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Solution 4: Taking ownership of the file

If all the above sầu methods don’t work, it is best khổng lồ see if the tệp tin actually belongs to you. If it came from an external user, the owner will be that computer và you may have limited access. This might be the reason why you are not able khổng lồ make changes to lớn the document.

Taking ownership of document

Solution 5: Updating Windows and Microsoft Word

If all the above sầu don’t work or you are greeted with the error time lớn time, it is best khổng lồ see if there are any updates pending for your Windows/Microsoft Word. Each Windows update is usually accompanied with an Office security update in which bugs are removed và security methods updated.

Press Windows + S, type “update” in the dialogue box & open the Settings application.Once in Settings, click on Cheông xã for Updates.Updating WindowsThe computer will now connect with Microsoft servers và see if there are any updates available for installation. After installing all updates (including Windows và Microsoft Office), restart your computer completely & check if the error is resolved.Chuyên ổn mục: Kiến ThứcChuim mục: Kiến thức Hosting

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