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I have a file on a windows share which is locked. I cannot move or delete the file.

I found the file handle with ProcessExplorer and tried to delete it. Unfortunately I get the error messeage:

Error opening process: Das Handle ist ungültig.

The guilte process is the System process. Guess it's not a god idea to kill this process.

Any ideas how to release the lock on the file without restarting the server?

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Have you tried releasing the handle using Share and Storage Management?

Start -> Administrative Tools -> Share and Storage Management

Share and Storage Management

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