"The action can't be completed because the file is open in another program"
Whenever I try to move or rename files (or anything else that would change something about it), I frequently get the message "The action can't be completed because the file is open in another program." The thing is, it's not open in any program.
It usually happens immediately after it was open, though. It also usually happens with movie files. So, I'll watch a movie file, close WMP and try to change the filename, and it'll give this message. I have to wait for about two or three minutes before I can change it. It's very frustrating to have to wait every time I need to change a file. Is there a way to fix this?
Boot into safe mode and try it if you have the same problems then I cant help but if it works fine in safe mode them most likely its a virus safe mode by passed a few different viruses effects when I got viruses now im a linux guy though and proud to say so !
If you want to rename/change the file immediately then just shut down the process. I have found vista very annoying when u want to move a file. I don't even cut and copy anymore. I just cut/ paste/ delete original.
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