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Excel file on Windows client, is it possible to allow another user read-only if the file is already open?

I have a spreadsheet on a Windows 2003 R2 server. The clients are all Windows 7 using Excel 2010. If a remote user opens the spreadsheet first then any other "local" user gets access denied if they ...
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Can you recommend a reliable file copying program that deals with file locking?

I'm looking for a file copying utility (for Windows) that will take into account file locking in the destination folder. The situation is we have multiple shares on multiple servers where our ...
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Software updates and locked EXEs/DLLs

I have a question on how to best deploy/update a software package on a Windows server that is used by several users across the network. We are in charge of updating a software package on a regular ...
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What privilege level is required on a Windows client workstation on an ActiveDomain to break file locks?

I'm not sure if I should be asking this here or on StackOverflow, but here goes: I'm part of a team maintaining a document management application, and I'm trying to figure out Windows file locking ...
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How do you know who or what is locking a remote file?

I can tell what process is holding a lock using Unlocker. But the problem is that, when there is a lock on a file on a remote machine, Unlocker doesn't show who or what process is locking. Is there ...