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When I use the security setting and set the password, I can still overwrite my original document. What am I doing wrong?

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Who are you trying to protect the document from? What else have you tried? – AthomSfere Apr 8 '13 at 13:08
    
Is this Windows? If so, I would try to right click on the file in Windows Explorer then go to Properties and make sure it's marked as read-only first. – BigHomie Apr 8 '13 at 13:12

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