AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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11-12-2013 12:21 PM

Please let me know why I am getting a write protected messgae when I try to open up a file that I have saved on my Civil 3d 2014 educational software. It says it is a write protectd file. I am using windows 7 operating system and 2014 civil 3d software. is anyone else experiencing this message. This is new and has nver happened to me before.


Thank you,


Shawn Pourazari, P.E.

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Re: Read Only Message

11-12-2013 12:41 PM in reply to: Shahrampour

This sort of issue is usually reflective of a network problem.


Where is your file stored? (local or on a networked drive)


If it's networked, what is the nature of that unit? (windows server, nas, etc.)

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Re: Read Only Message

11-12-2013 01:16 PM in reply to: Shahrampour

Have you checked to see if it was accidentally marked Read Only?



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