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    Attachments saved are "Read-Only"

    When I save attachments from Outlook 2010 to Word 2010 or Excel 2010 (haven't tried others), they nearly always are saved in "read-only" format. I have to save a copy and it also saves as "read-only". I end up with at least 2 versions of the same file and often more versions than that. How can I save attachments so they are not in "read-only".

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    Perhaps one of the the workarounds explained here would help: Edit and Save Outlook's Read-Only Attachments (at


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