Last updated: August 16, 2017


When opening Office 2016 files, you may experience files are opening as read-only unexpectedly. This issue most commonly impacts Excel and Word in Version 1706 (Build 8229.2045) or later. Sometimes this issue manifests after you attempt to sync a document that requires check-in on OneDrive. Upon opening the file in Word or Excel, the file opens as read only.


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