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Wordpad.exe May Delete a File With Read Only Permissions While Saving a File With Save As
Article ID: 231855
This article was previously published under Q231855
When you attempt to save a document in Wordpad using the Save as command, the file may be deleted without being saved if the current user only has read-only permissions to the file.
This problem occurs because the exception handler that was registered for the open dialog box was inadvertently handling the exception by deleting the file.
Windows NT Server or Workstation 4.0To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server EditionTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT Server version 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6.