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Microsoft KB Archive/101600

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Word 2.0c for Windows Keeps Files Open on Exit

Last reviewed: May 7, 1997
Article ID: Q101600

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

SYMPTOMS

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?

RESOLUTION

Continue the operation and disconnect from the device to close the files.

STATUS

Microsoft is researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.

Steps to Reproduce Problem

  1. Connect to a network share that has Word for Windows installed.
  2. Run Word from the network and open a document file on the network.
  3. Close the file and exit from Word for Windows.
  4. In the File Manager or at a command prompt, attempt to disconnect from the network drive. Windows NT generates the message listed above.



Additional query words: prodnt 2.00c

Keywords : kbother nt16ap
Version : 3.1
Platform : WINDOWS


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Last reviewed: May 7, 1997
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