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VB.Net 2005 IO Test file locked.

iBlox asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-26
Hiya Experts,

I'm writing a vb.net 2005 console app. The purpose of the app is to back up my files to a network drive.
My question is: How can I, 1) test if a file has been locked by another process. 2) lock the file while processing.

Thanks all,
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Hi, Thanks for the reply.

1. I wanted to find something where i wouldnt have to fall back on an exception. Something like -IO.IsFileLocked("myfile.txt") - would have been good!

2. Exactly what I'm looking for, thanks.

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