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Changes do not commit to the SharePoint server when you use WinWord.exe to check in a document on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

On a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, you use WinWord.exe to check in a document to a SharePoint server. However, the document changes do not commit to the SharePoint server. You may also receive an error message which resembles the following:

Word did not save the document

This file is read-only

Note: This problem does not occur on a client computer that is running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB971736.

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