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Hi, i am trying to find the user who locks the file (ms excel or word file )
in a shared folder. I have written the code but
wmiObject.GetRelated("Win32_Process") returns no process.

How can i find the user?

Thanks for your assistance

Dim mySelect As New SelectQuery("select * from cim_datafile Where name='" &
fileName & "'")
Dim myResults As New ManagementObjectSearcher(mySelect)
For Each wmiObject As ManagementObject In myResults.Get()
For Each myProcess As ManagementBaseObject In

Jul 21 '05 #1
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I have seen this question a lot of times before and never saw an answer.
However you say about an office file.

Maybe you can try it crossposted in one of these newsgroups.


I thougth that I had readed that Office had an extra mechanism.

I hope this helps?

Jul 21 '05 #2

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