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Sharepoint issues with multiple users on 1 pc

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

We have many users who share pcs. If they only need access to Sharepoint they select the 'sign in as a different user' option within Sharepoint , checkout documents as normal but when they save and clsoe the option to checkin does not come up automatically. When they try to check the document in manually they get the message ' This document was checked out to your local drafts folder but the local copy could not be found or is on a different computer. Upload the local changes or discard your checkout to continue editing.'

This happens on most pcs (mostly using Office 2007 or 2010) and I've seen error message in other areas of these forums. Have tried changing the destination for the drafts folder and have checked that all users have read and write permissions but to no avail. I assume something's being controlled by the profile of the user logged on to the pc but don't know where to go next. Help please!!

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