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Ho do i unlock modification on my documents on my laptop i try to edit what i wrote and the bottom of the screen says modification is locked.ho do i unlock it

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  • Qasim13 Mar 16, 2009

    every time i want to type in words it says modification is locked

  • drbycallahan Sep 29, 2009

    i try to write on my doc and screen says modification is locked. ho do i unlock

  • Roger Gantner May 11, 2010

    Your have to be way more specific than that. I dont know what program your using, what your trying to edit ...

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Hello, you will need to purchase the full version of Microsoft Office 2007 to be able to make changes, it sounds as if yours has expired.

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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