rotatelogs on Windows/Apache

rotatelogs is locking the log files while I need to read them by another application, any clue on how to unlock them?
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pjedmondConnect With a Mentor Commented:
That's your problem! You're using Windows:)

You could use a Windows Cron to rotate the logs for you:

http://www.kalab.com/freeware/cron/cron.htm

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Tol_cvCommented:
how are you rotating logs?

are you using a piping program like  apache rotatelogs?
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lastAuthor Commented:
yes
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Tol_cvCommented:
in this case the error is strange because   logs should not be locked.  the files are available to be read by  other applications - like log  statistic generation ..
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lastAuthor Commented:
is there a way to forward apache ( on windows) logs to a syslog server
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