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Posts Tagged ‘file lock’

Squadron – File Lock Finder

Posted by Paul on June 30, 2013

The File Lock add-in allows you to find which process is locking a particular file.

For example: you are working with SharePoint & encountered a check-in problem.  The error message says file is locked.

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You can use Squadron to find which process is locking the file.

Squadron

Open Squadron & use the System add-in from the left pane.

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Enter the full file path in the text box, over the bottom.

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Click the Find icon to start search.

You will be prompted with the result.

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You can terminate the application to release the file lock.

Additional to File Lock finder, the System add-in contains the following panes too:

Processes

Here you can find the list of processes currently running.

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Services

Here you can find the list of services currently running.

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Summary

Squadron is a Free Tool & downloadable from following location:

http://www.sharepointcto.com/Squadron/Default.aspx

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