Windows 7 Tells You Why You Can't Touch That File

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by HURST, Jan 17, 2009.

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  1. HURST

    HURST Registered Member

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    http://lifehacker.com/5132227/windows-7-tells-you-why-you-cant-touch-that-file
     
  2. lodore

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    Hopfully it does the same for usb drives. aka cannot safe remove the usb stick because program: is using file:

    most of the stuff microsoft is inplementing in to windows 7 really should on been in windows xp onwards.
     
  3. Aaron Here

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    Better late than never! ;)
     
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    It'll be interesting to see whether 3rd-party apps can take advantage of this, or maybe already can if only the OS was Win7.

    Like many others, I use avast for my a-v, and it's quite common for an on-demand scan to report quite a few files that couldn't be scanned because "already in use".
     
  5. lodore

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    Hey,
    acually the files that avast cannot scan could be system files that can never be scanned. happerns with all AV's
     
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