How to tell who is using a file.

Adam

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Is there any way in Windows to determine who is using a
particular file? I am having a problem with one of the
application on my network locking txt files so no one else
can use them and the only way to release these files is to
have everyone log off until the one locking the file logs
off and the file is released. The owner of the file is
usually the one locking it but this is not always the case
and that is where finding the one using the file would
come in handy.
 
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Am 14.05.2004 16:02 schrieb Adam:

> Is there any way in Windows to determine who is using a
> particular file? I am having a problem with one of the
> application on my network locking txt files so no one else
> can use them and the only way to release these files is to
> have everyone log off until the one locking the file logs
> off and the file is released. The owner of the file is
> usually the one locking it but this is not always the case
> and that is where finding the one using the file would
> come in handy.

look at www.sysinternals.com

hth fritz
 
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"Computer management" shared folders may give you the information.
goto Start->Run Compmgmt.msc, select Shared folders->Open files

thanks
Soo Kuan


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"Adam" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Is there any way in Windows to determine who is using a
> particular file? I am having a problem with one of the
> application on my network locking txt files so no one else
> can use them and the only way to release these files is to
> have everyone log off until the one locking the file logs
> off and the file is released. The owner of the file is
> usually the one locking it but this is not always the case
> and that is where finding the one using the file would
> come in handy.
 
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Try to run computer management:
compmgmt.msc->Shared folders
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"Fritz Schoerghuber" <fritz.schoerghuber@inode.at> wrote in message
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> Am 14.05.2004 16:02 schrieb Adam:
>
> > Is there any way in Windows to determine who is using a
> > particular file? I am having a problem with one of the
> > application on my network locking txt files so no one else
> > can use them and the only way to release these files is to
> > have everyone log off until the one locking the file logs
> > off and the file is released. The owner of the file is
> > usually the one locking it but this is not always the case
> > and that is where finding the one using the file would
> > come in handy.
>
> look at www.sysinternals.com
>
> hth fritz