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Fix: Excel – The File Could not be Accessed. Try One of the Following - Microsoft Word

Fix: Excel – The File Could not be Accessed. Try One of the Following - Microsoft Word

If you try to save or open a Microsoft Word file you may receive the following error.

 

The file could not be accessed. Try one of the following:

*Make sure the specified folder exists

*Make sure the folder that contains the file is not read-only

*Make sure the file name does not contain any of the following characters

*Make sure the file/path name doesn’t contain more than 218 characters.

 

Solution:

Microsoft states that if the path AND file name exceed 218 characters you may receive this error. Check to make sure this isn’t the case.

More info can be found here.

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Comments

Peter cook on Friday, 16 February 2018 20:33

Using Long Path Tool program will help you to avoid such errors.

Using Long Path Tool program will help you to avoid such errors.
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