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How to remove a file lock manually in MS Server 2008

This document describes how to remove a file lock manually in MS Server 2008

Open AdministrativeTools -> Share and Storage Management.

 From the Actions pane, click Manage Open Files. 

 Here you are able to see all locked files and folders on this server.  To clear a lock, select the relavent file and click “Close Selected”.

Note that this should only be done if the user definitely is not using the the file, otherwise data loss may occur.




Keywords:file lock   Doc ID:22359
Owner:Kevin B.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2012-01-23 13:51 CSTUpdated:2012-01-23 13:52 CST
Sites:UW Green Bay
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