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File Lock???

Posted on 2000-04-07
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Last Modified: 2010-04-04
I have a text file (the size about 3 Mb).
I read that file and store it to table (TTable).
After all process done, and I close the file using command: system.close(FileVar).
After that I move file to specified folder using API function MoveFile.
The problem is sometimes, it returns error, called ERROR_ACCESS_DENIED
(get from GetLastError function).
It seems that the system still locks the file.
How to solve this problem?

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Question by:daniel_c
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Expert Comment

ID: 2693300
Are you using Windows NT?

I had this same problem with NT.  I solved the problem by adding a Sleep(200) after closing the file.

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PeterLarsen earned 100 total points
ID: 2693983
Hi daniel c,

I have had a similar problem some time ago : 

Good luck

Author Comment

ID: 2695714
Thanks Peter!!!

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