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From "David Bell" <>
Subject Re: For Information: Reported Windows 10 problems
Date Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:44:57 GMT
Did not occur for my files so there is more to it than just the upgrade 


David Bell
Senior Solution Architect & IBM Certified Specialist
IBM Enterprise Social Solutions - IBM Connections Cloud, Architecture & 

From:   Rob Weir <>
To:     "" <>
Date:   08/04/2015 05:49
Subject:        Re: For Information: Reported Windows 10 problems

I see this as well:

The test to do is check the file in Windows Explorer.   Right click
and go to the Properties panel.   If it is marked "read only" there,
with AOO not even running, then it is an OS issue.


On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 3:51 AM, Rory O'Farrell <> wrote:
> I should stat by saying that I do not now use Windows other than an old 
version for access to archived files in old formats, so what I write below 
is based on a quick analysis from memory of recent Forum postings.
> There are a number of reported Windows 10 problems, some of which are 
being laid at the door of OpenOffice although they may be generic W10 
upgrade difficulties and/or user problems with that upgrade.
> I list below some of the recent threads.
> The most common problem is that the W10 upgrade leaves all OpenOffice 
files (and, from other reports, other application files) in read-only 
form;  this read-only may possibly be removable but there is no clear 100% 
effective path to do this (from the reports below)
> Other reports are of inability to open OO applications - Calc apparently 
being the most commonly affected.
> --
> Rory O'Farrell <>
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