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Word 2016 documents become read only for no obvious reason RRS feed

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  • Is this a virus? I ran Defender but it's not detecting anything. Yesterday I was just doing normal daily tasks when it started. All my Word documents open in read-only. I did find that somehow my permissions were changed in Word properties so I was able to reset that. I can open Word and create a document but after I close it and reopen it I can't make changes. Also, all of my taskbar icons for the MS suite are gone. Other than the icons, it doesn't seem to have affected Excel, Powerpoint or Publisher. I'm subscribed to Office 365 so I also ran a reinstall/repair yesterday but it didn't fix the issue. Help.

    Dani

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 2:47 PM

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