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Problem Ejecting item

This device is currently in use. Close any...

 
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Windows will not let a device be ejected while a program has open files on the device.

 
 
   
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  Problem Ejecting item  

 
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  This device is currently in use. Close any programs or windows that might be using the device, and then try again. 

 
Typical location
  C:\Windows\System32\

 
Issued By
  rundll32.exe

 
OS
  Windows 7

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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To proceed with actions on the file or folder, the application using it must release it. Either save or close the open file.

If you continue to get a warning, try closing the open application.

    If you had an application crash since powering on, Windows may think a file is still in use, when it no longer is. A reboot should clear the issue.

     
       
     
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      FaultWire Staff
    Posted: 27-Dec-2011
     
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    Last update: 27-Dec-2011 5:14 pm