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Microsoft Office "File in Use" by 'another user' due to local antivirus software

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ontap-9
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Applies to

ONTAP 9

Issue

  • Microsoft Office displays the "File in Use" dialog box stating that the file is locked for editing by 'another user'
  • Example:

File in Use

2020.xlsm is locked for editing
by 'another user'.
Open 'Read-Only' or click 'Notify' to open read-only and receive notification when the document is no longer in use.

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