Yes, we went into the preferences of Word (for each user) and turned
off "autosave" under the Save options. This has stopped all of those
problems, except one about a framework library refusing to load and
that doesn't cause any problems - so we just choose "ok". At least
it hasn't caused any problems yet:-)
>Greetings fellow listers! Last week I upgraded a customer to the
>following server and client configurations. Note that all users'
>homes are network-based.
>MOSXS v.10.4.3 w/all latest patches & Kerberized services installed
>on RAID 1+0 (four internal ATA drives)
>DNS (for internal resolution on the VLAN)
>Open Directory master (LDAPv3)
>Workstations (400MHz AGP G4's to 1GHz eMacs)
>MOSX v.10.4.3 w/all latest patches
>bound statically to LDAPv3 via Directory Access
>MS Office 2004 SP2 w/all latest patches (even though they don't use Entourage)
>Other than the custom DNS configuration, the server is pretty
>vanilla. All the workstations have one local admin-level account,
>and all users' homes are located on the server. Everything is
>functioning very well, except for MS Office 2004 (surprise!). Here's
>a sample of the error messages users are getting from Word 2004:
>"Word cannot complete the operation because too many files are open.
>(AutoRecovery save of 'filename.doc')"
>"Saving the AutoRecovery file is postponed for 'filename.doc'."
>One user wrote: "While editing a document, the pointer suddenly
>morphed into that little colorful and rotating disk indicating that
>the computer is doing something ... and stayed there for sooooooo
>long, that I had to force quit the program."
>Has anyone else run across these sorts of problems, and if so, how
>did you solve them? I receive this list in digest mode, so would
>love direct replies to my message. TIA for your suggestions.
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