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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you attempt to save your workbook, you receive the following error message
where Network path is the network location where you are trying to save your file.
Microsoft Excel cannot access the file 'Network path'. There are several possible reasons:
When you attempt to save your file to another location, you receive the following error message:
Document not saved
This problem may occur if all the following conditions are true:
To prevent this problem from occurring, you can add the NetworkResiliency subkey to the registry. To do this, follow these steps:
Warning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
You will still receive the first error message listed in the "Symptoms" section when you attempt to save a file after you lose network connectivity. However, you will be able to save your file to another location.
Note Your files will open and save more slowly after you add the NetworkResiliency subkey to the registry.