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I have anExcel on my server which I would liek to delete. However, when I try to delete it I get the error messgae "CANNOT DELETE $Filename$: It is being used by another person or program. Close any prorams that might be using the program and try again."

Is there a way of overriding this so that i can delete the file? The server has been restarted.
Many thanks,
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Question by:Bartley1969
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Hi Bartley1969,

Did you check the permissions?
Did you chack the open files on the server?
you can try this method:
http://www.theeldergeek.com/delete_undeletable_file.htm

Cheers!
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