1.    16 Mar 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 46
    Windows10 Home

    the action can't be completed because the folder a file in it


    I am trying to rename a folder.

    I get the message below.

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    When I am doing this, I have closed all the files that were open.

    THe only thing I can think of is that there's still a file in that folder, in that instance of the program, that says .~lock.BLOG1.docx# since I had it open in openoffice. Then, I closed open office. But that file is still there. I opened it in another window and it is not there.

    How come it won't let me rename it? Is this an openoffice problem?
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  2.    16 Mar 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Los Angeles
    Posts : 1,031
    Windows 10 Pro

    Right click the Taskbar and Start the Task Manager, click More Details, under the Processes tab look for any Open Office File, Microsoft Office, WordPad etc file that is opened and End Task.
    You can also restart the computer and try renaming the folder.
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  3.    16 Mar 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 3,694
    10 Pro

    Reboot
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