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Windows 7: cannot move file

18 Jan 2009   #1

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cannot move file

i am trying to move files into program files, but it gives me a error
"the action cannot be completed because the folder or a file in it is open in another program"
so i closed all open programs, but i still cannot move this file. any suggestions

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21 Jan 2009   #2

 
 

There is a little utility called Unlocker. Which can kill or unlook any such use by "another" program or person. I am not sure if it will work on 7
By the way it is free.
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21 Jan 2009   #3

 
 

There is a small free utility called Unlocker. It has worked for me on XP and the x86 Vista. I can't speak for WIndows 7 yet as I have not had oa need for it yet so far.
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