The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Windows NT operating system version 3.1
- Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server version 3.1
- Microsoft Word for Windows, version 2.0c
When you run Microsoft Word version 2.0c for Windows remotely across a Windows NT network and exit the program, it may leave files open. This can cause prevent someone else from viewing a shared document file.
When this occurs and you disconnect from the affected network share, Windows NT generates the following message:
There are currently files open on <network drive>.
If you do not close the files before disconnecting from the network
device, data may be lost.
Do you want to disconnect the device anyway?
Continue the operation and disconnect from the device to close the files.
Microsoft is researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.
Steps to Reproduce Problem
- Connect to a network share that has Word for Windows installed.
- Run Word from the network and open a document file on the network.
- Close the file and exit from Word for Windows.
- In the File Manager or at a command prompt, attempt to disconnect from the network drive. Windows NT generates the message listed above.
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Version : 3.1
Platform : WINDOWS
Last reviewed: May 7, 1997