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Anonymous
July 27, 2004 1:53:49 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.file_system (More info?)

When trying to delete or move certain files in our file
system, (even files we just created) we often get an error
that states:

Cannot Move/Delete File or Folder

Cannot move/delete (filename). There has been a sharing
violation. The source or destination file may be in use.


We used to have a NT 4.0 Server and we would use
FileManager to close all open instances of the file and
then we could delete/move it, however, we are now using a
Win2K Server and FileManager no longer exists. We are
stuck! This occurs on files on our local machines as well
sometimes.

Can someone help?

Thanks
Andrew Mullen
Trade Express Magazine
andrewm@tradeexpress.com

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Anonymous
July 27, 2004 10:28:56 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.file_system (More info?)

Hi, could you try to copy or delete your file with a dos command (type cmd from Run item in the start menu)

WinSysBee Support

http://www.winsysbee.com

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When trying to delete or move certain files in our file
system, (even files we just created) we often get an error
that states:

Cannot Move/Delete File or Folder

Cannot move/delete (filename). There has been a sharing
violation. The source or destination file may be in use.


We used to have a NT 4.0 Server and we would use
FileManager to close all open instances of the file and
then we could delete/move it, however, we are now using a
Win2K Server and FileManager no longer exists. We are
stuck! This occurs on files on our local machines as well
sometimes.

Can someone help?

Thanks
Andrew Mullen
Trade Express Magazine
andrewm@tradeexpress.com


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Anonymous
July 27, 2004 10:28:57 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.file_system (More info?)

we've tried that, and we get a similar message in the dos
window. it reads :
"The process cannot access the file because it is being
used by another process."
even though there is no process using that file...

still stuck!!!



>-----Original Message-----
>Hi, could you try to copy or delete your file with a dos
command (type cmd from Run item in the start menu)
>
> WinSysBee Support
>
> http://www.winsysbee.com
>
>
nntp://news.free.fr/microsoft.public.win2000.file_system/<4
a6301c47395$b4e849e0$a401280a@phx.gbl>
>
> When trying to delete or move certain files in our file
> system, (even files we just created) we often get an
error
> that states:
>
> Cannot Move/Delete File or Folder
>
> Cannot move/delete (filename). There has been a sharing
> violation. The source or destination file may be in use.
>
>
> We used to have a NT 4.0 Server and we would use
> FileManager to close all open instances of the file and
> then we could delete/move it, however, we are now using a
> Win2K Server and FileManager no longer exists. We are
> stuck! This occurs on files on our local machines as well
> sometimes.
>
> Can someone help?
>
> Thanks
> Andrew Mullen
> Trade Express Magazine
> andrewm@tradeexpress.com
>
>
> [microsoft.public.win2000.file_system]
>.
>
August 8, 2004 9:30:06 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.file_system (More info?)

http://www.dr-hoiby.com/WhoLockMe/index.php
Helps to make sure nothing is using it.


On Mon, 26 Jul 2004 23:33:23 -0700, "Andrew Mullen" <andrewm@tradeexpress.com> wrote:

>we've tried that, and we get a similar message in the dos
>window. it reads :
>"The process cannot access the file because it is being
>used by another process."
>even though there is no process using that file...
>
>still stuck!!!
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>Hi, could you try to copy or delete your file with a dos
>command (type cmd from Run item in the start menu)
>>
>> WinSysBee Support
>>
>> http://www.winsysbee.com
>>
>>
>nntp://news.free.fr/microsoft.public.win2000.file_system/<4
>a6301c47395$b4e849e0$a401280a@phx.gbl>
>>
>> When trying to delete or move certain files in our file
>> system, (even files we just created) we often get an
>error
>> that states:
>>
>> Cannot Move/Delete File or Folder
>>
>> Cannot move/delete (filename). There has been a sharing
>> violation. The source or destination file may be in use.
>>
>>
>> We used to have a NT 4.0 Server and we would use
>> FileManager to close all open instances of the file and
>> then we could delete/move it, however, we are now using a
>> Win2K Server and FileManager no longer exists. We are
>> stuck! This occurs on files on our local machines as well
>> sometimes.
>>
>> Can someone help?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Andrew Mullen
>> Trade Express Magazine
>> andrewm@tradeexpress.com
>>
>>
>> [microsoft.public.win2000.file_system]
>>.
>>

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