Sanjeev Sabhlok's notes on technology, hardware, gardening

“the action can’t be completed because the file is open in Microsoft Word” Document can’t be deleted.

1. Make sure Word is closed.

2. Open task manager (control-alt-delete > task manager)

3. Search for 'winword.exe' under processes tab

4. Delete the process (including all children or whatever else it says). KILL it thoroughly.



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