Cant save file with HTML

Discussion in 'Windows Vista File Management' started by JohnA, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. JohnA

    JohnA Guest

    Using XP machine, I create a text file containing HTML code and save with
    extension of .html.
    Then can double click and the file opens in IE.
    I can then change the file using notepad, save file, refresh the IE page
    and see the changes.

    Doing the same thing on Vista machine, when trying to save changes, error
    message that something is wrong with file name or path.

    I need help, thanks.
    JohnA, Aug 14, 2009
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    Urmas Guest

    I was unable to reproduce the behaviour you've described. Do you try to save
    the same file you've edited in XP? Could you check file permissions?
    Urmas, Aug 15, 2009
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  3. JohnA

    JohnA Guest

    Using a vista machine, I create a notepad file (windows 6.0, build 6001,
    service pack 1) with this information:
    Save it as html.html.
    Close notepad, double click the file in my documents folder, html.html.
    IE 8.0 opens the file and displays correctly "words".
    I then open notepad, open file html.html which displays correctly.
    I make any change, like just typing the letter m on the same line containing
    Try to save, either with menu or control-S and the error message appears.
    "Can not create file html.html, make sure file name and path are correct"
    ...checking permissions on the newly created file, allow full control is
    checked for me as userJohn, system, and administrator.

    This is the same thing I do on the XP machine (with different versions of
    software IE7).

    As a work around I have installed NoteTab and it allows me to have the text
    file open with IE and make changes to the text, then refresh IE to see the
    JohnA, Aug 18, 2009
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    bradsmokes Guest

    sounds good to me
    bradsmokes, May 8, 2010
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