daniel-s
11/3/2016 - 11:20 AM

Unable to delete file: being used by another person or program. http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000714.htm

Unable to delete file: being used by another person or program.

http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000714.htm

Using Windows Resource Monitor

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard, type resmon.exe and press Enter.
  • In the window that appears, click the CPU tab.
  • In the third bar from the top, you should see the label Associated Handles.
  • Type the name of the file you're trying to close into the Search Handles bar, and then click the magnifying glass icon.
  • Locate the program that is using your file.
  • Right-click the program using the file in question and select End Process.