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Windows 7: Identify files preventing Net Use /Delete

29 Nov 2016   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
Identify files preventing Net Use /Delete

Hello All, I have what I thought to be a simple question regarding outgoing connections through fileshares (corporate LAN), but am struggling to find an answer.

So, sometimes when executing
net use /delete (\\connection or drive)
one gets the message

There are open files and/or incomplete directory searches pending on the connection
How can I find/identify those files?
I've found tons of advice on how to force the connection closed, and quite a few hits on how to identify incoming connections to my shares (i.e. via Computer Management GUI, Shared Folders, Open Files). But I can't find any clue on how to locate my own outgoing file connections to exposed fileshares.

Thanks in advance for any clues or tips.

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