Win 7 preview handler locks files RRS feed

  • Question

  • When the preview handler is active, I can't rename files or sometimes not even open the document from within a program.

    To rename a file in win-explorer I have first to switch off the preview handler before I am able to rename the file.

    Any ideas?

    Monday, November 7, 2011 11:45 AM

All replies

  • Hi,


    Based on my experience, when a file is displayed as a preview, the preview should not lock the file itself.


    Does this issue happen to all files? What is the result in Clean Boot mode?



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    Wednesday, November 9, 2011 5:02 AM