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Posted on 2006-11-05
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When a file is in use (.xls, .txt., .vbs. .exe, etc...), how can I see who has the file open?  My OS is Win XP Pro.
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Private Sub Command1_Click()
   Dim WMI, wmiProcesses, proc, sOwner, sDomain
   Set WMI = GetObject("winmgmts:\\")
   Set wmiProcesses = WMI.InstancesOf("Win32_Process")
   For Each proc In wmiProcesses
      proc.GetOwner sOwner, sDomain
      Debug.Print proc.Name, "Owner: " & sDomain & "\" & sOwner
   Next
End Sub
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by:ThijsM
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Perhaps you could use the following tool.  I couldn't find any code about this issue:
http://www.dr-hoiby.com/WhoLockMe/index.php

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My wife has recently passed away and I am trying to take care of everything.  Please allow an extension so athat I can review the answers within the next 2 weeks.  Your cooperation and understanding would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you kindly,
Mike.
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by:CCIG2006
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My wife has recently passed away and I am trying to take care of things.  I have not had time to review the answers, so I ask that you please allow more time.

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Thank you,
Mike
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