Delete an open file in Windows


Besides using Unlocker, there is another way (Process Explorer) to delete an open file in Windows. Here is my example:

1) The system tells me the Track_3.pdf can not be deleted as it is being used.

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2) Launch the Process Explorer then search the file name, then click the search result.

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3) Right click the highlighted entry and choose ‘Close Handle’, then ‘Yes’ to accept the warning.

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4) Now let me try again.

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