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Cannot Delete File Because It Is Used By Another Program


is anyone else having those issues? When i start an installer with UAC on and try to delete the installer after the installation is finished, it always displays me this message.

But not only installers. I had to delete my foobar2000 (audio player) installation manually and found out the exe is locked. i then tested a couple of other exe files with the same result - after i start them once, no matter if they need admin priveleges or not, they will be locked until i restart my pc.

I didn't have this issue on previous builds and i'm always doing a clean install when i try the new build out.

One thing though, i installed the Professional editon instead of ultimate cause i will get a legit key for it when it reaches our university's msdnaa and i didn't want to have to re-install anymore.

I can't test if it's a bug only present in my installation or only in the pro edition of win7 or if it's UAC that causes this, because i have no access to the only pc i have RTM running on...


View 9 Replies (Posted: Aug 12, 2009)

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