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Read only files after power outage

Question asked by Alessio Carlevaro on May 17, 2019
Latest reply on May 17, 2019 by Alessio Carlevaro

Hi, this isn't the first time I have this problem but this time i really can't find a solution.
The problem is that there's been a power outage while i was working on some assemblies (saved on servers) and now those assemblies and all the sub-assemblies and parts open in read only and i can't work!
I deleted all the temporary files (those 1kb file with a $ symbol added to the file name), i tried restarting the computer, I tried Solidworks RX's maintenance feature... i don't know what else to do...
All the files have the "read only" box unchecked in their properties
They are quite big assemblies so i can't really make a copy of everything...

To make things worse, the automatic save "thing" that should make backups didn't save anything and i lost 1 hour of work (plus the time lost finding a solution to this problem)

Any suggestions for the read only problem?
Thank you!