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    Error while saving (Win XP home (SP2))

    Last week several of our XP Home (SP2) computers started showing a problem while saving files to our Win 98 server. Specifically in Word or Excel you cannot uses

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    Re: Error while saving (Win XP home (SP2))

    Can you browse to the 98 server using Windows Explorer and see the files and folders there?

    It could be the MS Firewall kicking in.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: Error while saving (Win XP home (SP2))

    Browsing is no problem. The work around has been to copy, paste and rename using Explorer the open the file in Word or Excel.

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    Re: Error while saving (Win XP home (SP2))

    Through some trial and error practice I ha determined that if I uninstall update KB 885250 my problem goes away. However I was warned that several other updates depend on the presence of this patch and may not work properly, including

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