Windows 10: Windows 10 update could fix its most annoying problem

Discus and support Windows 10 update could fix its most annoying problem in Windows 10 News to solve the problem; Windows 10 is getting a solution for a longstanding problem where the File Explorer blocks you from deleting a file when it’s open in another app. By... Discussion in 'Windows 10 News' started by WinLatest, Nov 21, 2020.

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    Windows 10 update could fix its most annoying problem


    Windows 10 is getting a solution for a longstanding problem where the File Explorer blocks you from deleting a file when it’s open in another app.

    By default, Windows 10 won’t allow you to delete, move or rename a file that is open in a program. If you want to modify the locked file, you would first need to identify the program and close it manually.

    In most cases, File Explorer will explicitly state that your file is in use by Microsoft Word or some other app, but sometimes it may not be clear which program has locked your files. It has also been observed that files may remain locked even when the app is closed and this happens due to unknown background process.

    Currently, Windows 10 allows you to use an app called “Process Explorer” to identify which program has a particular file or directory open. With Microsoft’s Process Explorer, you can even identify the files which are open by mysterious and hidden DLLs processes.

    Windows 10 update could fix its most annoying problem Windows-10-File-in-use.jpg

    The problem with Process Explorer is that it’s designed for advanced users (administrators) and average users may not find it beginner-friendly at all.

    Fortunately, Microsoft understands that this is a limitation of File Explorer and it’s planning to address the unexpected ‘File is in use’ behaviour in the next PowerToys update.

    Anyone who has been frustrated by this particular File Explorer error will breathe a big sigh of relief next year.

    Since unlocking and deleting certain files can cause problems with open programs, Microsoft plans to offer a modern interface to see what program is using that file. Once detected, you can manually close the program or use the Windows 10 Task Manager.

    So with any luck, this feature will be deployed with PowerToys update for Windows 10 next year.

    It’s also worth noting that Microsoft is working on several new features for Windows 10 as part of the PowerToys project and most of the changes are expected to arrive soon.

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    WinLatest, Nov 21, 2020
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  2. chispy Win User

    Creative X-Fi Soundcards and Windows 10 Fall Creators Update 1709 = Complete Disaster / Not Working

    Thank you for trying to help , i did tried your suggestion but it did not work :/ , nothing seems to make it work on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update 1709. In the meantime i have bought a new SoundBlasterX AE-5 and it did installed flawlessly , no problems whatsoever. it is up to Creative ( drivers ) and Microsoft ( bug fix ) to fix this huge bugs with Audio.

    Kind Regards: Chispy
     
    chispy, Nov 21, 2020
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  3. New install Windows 10 (issue solved)

    It's good that you're not experiencing any issues. Unfortunately many folks are, a quick Google search will show the same info im offering the OP.

    Heres a couple examples:

    Here

    Here

    It's basically what I mentioned above, small issues here and there ,but nothing to end your day.. for the most part.

    I know it's anecdotal, but for my experience 95% of the time it's perfectly fine. The issues I've run into wouldn't be enough for me to roll back , but they would be enough (had I not installed it yet) ,to avoid it for another couple weeks which is why I'm suggesting it to the OP

    Windows 10 Fall Creators Update problems and complaints
    • Installation problems with the Fall Creators Update
    • Microsoft Edge problems with the Fall Creators Update
    • Drivers problems with the Fall Creators Update
    • Experience problems with the Fall Creators Update
    keep in mind, as of recently, the FCU is installed on 5% of devices roughly.....
     
    jboydgolfer, Nov 21, 2020
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  4. rtwjunkie Win User

    Windows 10 update could fix its most annoying problem

    FIXED!! Windows 7 sp1 never ends searching for updates

    Yeah, I've been noting it for months on the refusenik thread. They do NOT want anything older than 10 running.

    I still have an HTPC on W7, and every other month I have to fix the update agent in order to get all updates. SMH....

    You provided a good step by step fix. I've bookmarked it for future reference.
     
    rtwjunkie, Nov 21, 2020
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