Windows 10: Defender isn't allowing me to save a Word DOC

Discus and support Defender isn't allowing me to save a Word DOC in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; Split from this thread. I have exactly the same problem using Windows 10 1809 Build 17763.529 and Office 2019. I have C:\Users\MyName\Documents... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by JohnGreenleaf, Jun 14, 2019.

  1. Defender isn't allowing me to save a Word DOC


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    I have exactly the same problem using Windows 10 1809 Build 17763.529 and Office 2019.


    I have C:\Users\MyName\Documents and C:\Users\MyName\AddData\Roaming\Microsft\Word listed in Protected Folders.


    Winword.exe C:\Rogram Files\Microsoft Office\root\Office16 is in the Allowed apps list.


    The only way I can save a document is with Controlled folder access turned off.

    :)
     
    JohnGreenleaf, Jun 14, 2019
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  2. saved doc on word.

    I have saved a doc on word. I see that it is saved but can't open it. What do I need to do?
     
    CharlotteGiven, Jun 14, 2019
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  3. Keifer22 Win User
    Controlled Folder Access is not letting me save any files I work on since this last critical update. Defender will also not allow me to install any programs.

    Tried to save word docs and also JPGs in photoshop after the update today and the computer will not save them stating the files were not found. Some warnings suggested going to Controlled Folder Access and allowing those programs to save modified files.
    I did that and Defender will still not allow any files to be modified or saved.
     
    Keifer22, Jun 14, 2019
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  4. Defender isn't allowing me to save a Word DOC

    Problem Saving Microsoft Word Docs

    I have no problem opening the Microsoft Word app, however, when I go to save the doc created it will not save the doc. Can anyone give me a resolution?
     
    SteveGlickman, Jun 14, 2019
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