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Problem with Scrap/Document Shortcut

Unable to open A share violation has occurred.

 
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The specified file is being used or locked by another application and cannot be accessed at this time.

 
 
   
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  Problem with Scrap/Document Shortcut 

 
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  Unable to open file

A share violation has occurred. 

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\system32\

 
Issued By
  rundll32.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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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: 2-Jan-2011
     
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    A Scrap/Document shortcut is created when a object (such as a section of text or a table from Word or Excel) is copied and pasted to the desktop for later use. The scrap can only be used in an application that understands the scrap. When created, Microsoft uses the .shs file extension. Note that even if extensions are turned one, Explorer will still hide this extension.

    This file can contain the information along with scripting and other executable content. This means it can also contain a virus or other malware. Only scraps created by the original user should be used (i.e. those you create yourself). Scrap files from other sources, such as email attachments, cannot be trusted and should not be used.

     
       
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    Last update: 02-Jan-2011 10:20 am