How do I close an Open File

  Old Bowler 14:20 PM 24 Sep 11

I am trying to delete a file in Microsoft word 2010 but I get the message "The action can't be completed because the file is open in Microsoft word"

  northumbria61 14:28 PM 24 Sep 11

Usually such error occurs when any process running in background is using that file. What you can do in such cases is open Task Manager by right clicking the Taskbar and see if there is any process named "WINWORD.EXE". If its there, KILL it. Now go directly to the file you want to delete and delete it. It should work.

  Old Bowler 16:02 PM 25 Sep 11

Thak you, I have now deleted the file


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