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Important This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you open a Microsoft Office XP document in a SharePoint Team Services from Microsoft document library in Microsoft Internet Explorer, the document opens as read-only and you cannot save the changes that you make to the document.
To open documents in Internet Explorer as read/write so that you can save changes to the document, add the
OpenDocumentsReadWriteWhileBrowsingsubkey 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.
Article ID: 867838 - Last Review: September 12, 2011 - Revision: 3.0