troubleshooting Question

Shadow open a file

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I'm trying to backup a file to a web-service which I'm trying to upload segments, I've managed to get it working however I've now got a problem where the files are in use so I want to be able to create a shadow copy of the file and then open the file as a stream read and the read segments of the files.

What I have is now a problem as I have no idea how to create a shadow copy of a file and open a read stream to it. Im sure in .net 4 there is a method to shadow copy a file, but cannot find any documentation to it.

Any ideas?
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