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Timesaving in unblocking files

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  • Started 3 years ago by SarahJames
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Posted yesterday 
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When a word document comes from a different computer it is locked and when you click properties you can unblock it.
I'm however getting loads of documents from work and I keep having to click unblock or 'enable editing' once I've opened them.
So I wondered if there is a way to unblock several files at one go. I've tried clicking properties on a bunch of files , but then the button unblock isn't available.

This one is what I mean:

Posted 3 years ago
Posts: 6581

Ok, so far I've found Streams.exe and it actually works :)

But I'm sure in time I'll forget the commands on how to use this, so I want to create a shortcut to run this on a specific folder and it's subfolders (the one I put all my new Word files after they come in). Now how would I go about that?

Posted 3 years ago

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