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Windows 7: lock folder xp: problem when opening my locked external hard disk

17 Mar 2016   #1
mars2016

windows 64 bits
 
 
lock folder xp: problem when opening my locked external hard disk

Hello,

I used lock folder xp to lock my external hard disk.
when opening my external hard disk, I enter the correct password but it doesn't open and windows displays the following message: this device is currently in use, Close any programs or windows that might be using the device, and then try again.

I tried to close all programs and the windows and the problem persist.

Any idea please?

Thank you!


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