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Windows 7: Excel 2010 will not allow template to save due to not administrator

30 Aug 2011   #1
midlo mudder

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
Excel 2010 will not allow template to save due to not administrator

I want to save a new template under excel office. The error message is "Progfile (X86)\microsoft office\office14\xlstart\book.xltx You dont have permission to save to this location. Contact Administrator to obtain permission."

I am the administrator. I am the only user account setup. What is causing this problem?

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30 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Enter the .reg key into your registry by double clicking on it and then navigate to the said folder or object you are trying to save to and right click on it and "take ownership" of the folder or object. Then try and save it again. Hope this helps,


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30 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

You probably need to configure your Trust Center settings.

Launch Excel and navigate to: File>Help>Options>Trust Center>Trust Center Settings.

You receive an error message when you try to open a file type that was blocked by your registry policy settings in Excel 2010, Excel 2007 or Excel 2003
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28 Oct 2011   #4

Win 7 Home - 64 bit
Excel 2010 modify Default Template for Win 7

Excel 2010 modify Default Template for Win 7
Create a new template as desired,
Save as, file type - Excel Template, file name - book.
you will see the default user directory,
click on the address bar at the top of the save as window, back space, type excel, navigate to
file name - book, save (.xlt is automatic do not add to file name)
Repeat to change default format of new sheets
save as file name - sheet
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