Windows 10: 'This action cannot be completed because the folder is open in windows explorer'

Discus and support 'This action cannot be completed because the folder is open in windows explorer' in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hi, thank you in advance for helping me with this. So, I tried to delete a few files but it cannot proceed due to 'the folder is open in windows... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Godd_Usop, Oct 22, 2021.

  1. Godd_Usop Win User

    'This action cannot be completed because the folder is open in windows explorer'


    Hi, thank you in advance for helping me with this. So, I tried to delete a few files but it cannot proceed due to 'the folder is open in windows explorer. I try to use resmon.exe but still cannot delete the files. Any advice. Thank you once again.

    :)
     
    Godd_Usop, Oct 22, 2021
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  2. Ahhzz Win User

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Oct 22, 2021
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  3. Kreij Win User
    How to make vista display same icon size for all opened folders in explorer ?

    Some suggestions
     
    Kreij, Oct 22, 2021
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  4. Jacko28 Win User

    'This action cannot be completed because the folder is open in windows explorer'

    Opening a Folder in VC++

    I've recently started learning VC++ and it's coming along quite nicley, I've now been given a little task by my boss to add a button to an excisting Incident report program.

    All the button needs to do is open a new explorer window and open the folder selected in the incident report program. There isn't a deadline for it, it's just to assist in my learning.

    I'm not asking for anyone to do it for me, i just need a few suggestions on how to do this so i'm looking in the correct direction?

    Thanks
     
    Jacko28, Oct 22, 2021
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