troubleshooting Question

Prevent deletion of folder while users are accessing the folder

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Microsoft Legacy OSWindows Server 2003
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I have a shared folder on Windows Server 2003. If one user is inside of a subfolder in that share and at the same time another user tries to delete that subfolder, it will let the user delete the folder even though there's another user inside of the folder.  I would expect for the user who's trying to delete to get a message to the effect of "Cannot delete x folder: It is currently in use..."  For the user that inside the folder, the folder closes(disappears) from their screen when the other user deletes it.  Why is Windows not preventing the deletion?  How do I fix?
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