Files locked during SyncToy is running? RRS feed

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  • Hi!

    I encountered the following problem:
    I have a SyncToy job running, which copies (action is "Echo" only) a few ZIP files from computer A to computer B over the LAN (SyncToy is running on B). Works so far, no problem here.
    But when I try to access the files (copy the files using "copy" command in a cmd shell) from another computer C, I get an error message, that another process has locked the files.

    Has anybody an idea why that should be? How can I get rid of this lock?
    In my opinion a lock shouldn't be necessary, because SyncToy only reads the files, they won't get changed. Therefore, another process should be able to access the same files also in read mode.

    Thanks for your help,

    Tuesday, April 22, 2008 12:20 PM