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A sharing violation occurred while accessing .

 
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The file is in use by another application, or an invalid lock resides on the file.

 
 
   
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  Paint 

 
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  A sharing violation occurred while accessing path

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\system32\

 
Issued By
  mspaint.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Restart or reboot the system to clear the issue. The operation should work fine after the restart.

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 25-Mar-2010
 
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Close Applications
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Close all running applications to see if it releases the file lock. Be sure to save any work in progress before closing each application.

 
   
 
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