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I am looking for a vbscript that tells me whether a file is being used by some process or not.

Example: xyz.exe is currently being used in javaw.exe

Your help would be greatly appreciated.
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Tried Google? I found this in 0.22 seconds.

I just thought of another thing to try. Turn off error-checking (On Error Resume Next) and attempt to open it. If you get error 55 (I think it's 55...), the file is open by some other process.

I don't think there's a native way in VBScript to determine what process has the file open. For that, I think you'd need to get into retrieving file handles and then using a Windows API to match that against process IDs. Again, there's no native access to Windows APIs so you'd need something like DynaWrap... :(
Answered 03/19/2010 by: VBScab
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