Windows 10: Can't rename. File in use.

Discus and support Can't rename. File in use. in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I keep getting an error message about renaming a file that is in use. I made sure everything is closed, including files, folders & programs. I closed... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by MamaWolf, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. MamaWolf Win User

    Can't rename. File in use.


    I keep getting an error message about renaming a file that is in use. I made sure everything is closed, including files, folders & programs. I closed windows explorer as well. The file I want to rename is definitely not open anywhere.

    Help Please,


    :)
     
    MamaWolf, Mar 16, 2016
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  2. basemred Win User

    I cannot rename files and folders within certain folders

    I have the same problem , I can't rename Files or subfolders in one folder , while i can rename the folder itself

    and when i renamed it i was able to rename files and folders inside it .

    but when renaming it back again to the original name i cannot rename anything inside !!?
     
    basemred, Mar 16, 2016
    #2
  3. hamzah95 Win User
    How do i rename my music file's name in n72?

    .................plz help me renaming the files because it's getting annoying because I can't rename them.
     
    hamzah95, Mar 16, 2016
    #3
  4. dalchina New Member

    Can't rename. File in use.

    Hi, try Lockhunter (freeware) to check if sthg is locking the file, or Unlocker, for example.
     
    dalchina, Mar 17, 2016
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  5. MamaWolf Win User
    LockHunter worked. Thank you very much.



     
    MamaWolf, Apr 4, 2018
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