modification is not allowed because the selection is locked.

i cant use my microsoft word.i am new in this can i unlocked this?please i need your answers..


Hello edscebu,

There may be a few other options as what could cause this issue.

  1. The document is marked as final.
  2. The document is protected.
  3. You are using a trial of Office 2007.
  4. Office 2007 has not yet been activated.

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Since this is dealing with an Office product, I am moving you to the Office Word category for further assistance.



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Last updated January 2, 2020 Views 9,146 Applies to: