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Windows 7: Windows explorer locks files

17 Jun 2011   #11
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.2 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Preview Patch?

Wasn't there a patch (earlier this year) to fix some flaw in the Windows Explorer Preview feature?


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18 Jun 2011   #12
RayTheRat

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

I think the Windows Classic Shell add-on really helped this. I just tested it again (I had to do some web page editing) and having focus in Explorer no longer locks the file.

I'd give that add-on a try.

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