MS Office, Programming, SharePoint, Software

SharePoint Upload Failed: We’re sorry, someone updated the server copy and it’s not possible to upload your changes now

Confusing Microsoft Error: Someone updated the server copy?!?

For starters, I must say that this error message is cryptic and confusing to the end user, giving no real idea to the user what might be the cause.

In my case, this error cropped up in an Office 2016 setup. Specifically, the user’s computer had Office 2016 and was connecting to a SharePoint 2016 document library. The error would then show when the user attempted to check in an edited PowerPoint document.

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Active Directory, AntiVirus, Programming, Security, Software, Technology, Tool

Temporarily Bypassing the GPO: Access to TEMP has been restricted by your Administrator

It can happen that when you are trying to install new software on your device, the installation gets only so far and then mysteriously vanishes without completing the installation. This can happen for various reasons, but in this example, we’ll handle the cause as a policy set by system administrators to protect users from malware trying to exploit their system.

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.Net, ADO.NET, ASP.NET, C#, Data Sources, Database, Excel, Excel 2003, Excel 2007, Excel 2010, Programming, Software, VB.NET

How to Loop Through an Excel Spreadsheet in a .NET Application

Import data from MS Excel into your .NET code

MS Excel is a great tool that a lot of employees at a company are very familiar with using. It helps structure and organize data in a way that is very intuitive to users without the users needing to be especially technical. So it should come as no surprise that sometimes you will want to write code to interface with data from Excel. Continue reading “How to Loop Through an Excel Spreadsheet in a .NET Application”