Windows 10: The action cant be completed because the file is open in COM surrogate

Discus and support The action cant be completed because the file is open in COM surrogate in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I trying to delete personal information from a picture get the above. This after W10 update. Did not occur in W8.1. It's the same on my laptop.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Ferre2t4, Jun 29, 2017.

  1. Ferre2t4 Win User

    The action cant be completed because the file is open in COM surrogate


    I trying to delete personal information from a picture get the above. This after W10 update. Did not occur in W8.1. It's the same on my laptop.


    The action cant be completed because the file is open in COM surrogate [​IMG]



    Any thoughts?

    Thank you.

    :)
     
    Ferre2t4, Jun 29, 2017
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  2. the action file cant be completed because the file is open COM surrogate windows 10

    the action file cant be completed because the file is open COM surrogate windows 10
     
    RahulKejriwal, Jun 29, 2017
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  3. One1Windows, Jun 29, 2017
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  4. daikin990 Win User

    The action cant be completed because the file is open in COM surrogate

    You have opened or used other programs while tryied to make this change in the properties. To fix this problem, I suggest you close COM Surrogate by using Task Manager

    1. press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys simultaneously.
    2. Locate the COM Surrogate process then right click it.
    3. Locate End Task.
    Note: If you can’t locate COM Surrogate process, switch to Details tab and find dllhost.exe. Then End Task.it
     
    daikin990, Jun 30, 2017
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