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Script error 800a0046 Permission Denied

Posted on 2011-03-10
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I have a script to delete files older than 15 minutes and it works great except on a couple Servers. I run it as a Domain Admin and get this error
 Script: C;\FileCopy\test.vbs
Line:  8
Char:  9
Error:  Permission denied
Code: 800a0046
Source:  Microsoft VBScript runtime error

here is the script

Dim fso, f, f1, fc, result
   Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
   Set f = fso.GetFolder("D:\GCTI\logs")
   Set fc = f.Files
   For Each f1 in fc
     result = DateDiff("n",f1.DateLastModified,Now)
    If result > 15 Then
        f1.Delete
    End If
   Next
   Set fso = Nothing
   Set f = Nothing
   Set fc = Nothing

PLEASE HELP
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Question by:charlespliler
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by:charlespliler
ID: 35098958
I have taken ownership of the Directory and files as well to no avail.
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by:Ron Malmstead
ID: 35098974
Is it possible the file is still in use when attempting to delete ?
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by:charlespliler
ID: 35099109
There are multiple files in the directory, is there something to add to the script to have it skip over a file if its in use and move on to the next??
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sgdought earned 500 total points
ID: 35100664
Add this to the top or your script:

On Error resume next


Then when it kicks an error it will continue.

Comment it out if you need to troubleshoot the script, the uncomment when your are ready to put the script inot production.
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