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File in use. Delete it?


Apple lover, PC User

I am trying to delete this file but it says that it's in use. I know I can just restart my computer and than it won't be in use. However, is there a way i can find out what application the file is being used for, than kill it? Or maybe just terminate all access to the file, so I can delete it?

Just wondering... I hate logging off/on or restarting :rolleyes:



Debiant by way of Ubuntu
there SHOULD be a way... (There is on mainframes!) because the application has to know and place an enqueue... However I am not sure how MicroSfot may have implemented this and if it is BIOS level - they surely have NOT made it easy, as it should be - should be able to simply tell you when it says "file in use" - why not suggest this to MS? Along with many more obvious improvements.... Seriously, you'll probably have to run a little prog against the file to find out, and I do not know of one - but shall monitor thread as it's something I'd quite like to know too.

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