Error message when you save and then close a document in Word 2010: "This file is in use by another application or user"

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You have a document that is opened in Microsoft Word 2010 and in Microsoft Word Starter 2010. If you save and then close the document in Word 2010, you receive the following error message:
This file is in use by another application or user.

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Article ID: 980224 - Last Review: September 12, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
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  • Microsoft Word 2010
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