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Windows 7: How To Solve the "the program cannot access the file..." message

23 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 HP 32b
How To Solve the "the program cannot access the file..." message

Recently, for the umpteenth time, I tried the Windows DVD Maker and it actually worked! However, on the next attempt I get:

"The program cannot access the file because it is being used by another program"

I am burning a dvd-rw with several files, but I am not told which one is being accessed by another program. Is there anyway around this?

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23 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Resource Monitor may be able to help you (Overview tab, Disk section) see which files are being read/written to.

Process Explorer (from MS System Internals) can do this as well...
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 How To Solve the "the program cannot access the file..." message

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