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How to Delete a File in Use by Another Program

By default, File Explorer launches all its windows in a single process (explorer.exe). It could be, however, that your settings force File Explorer to launch separate processes, which could cause a conflict between different processes.

Press Windows + E to open File Explorer. Go to View > Options > Change folder and search options.

In the Folder Options window, switch to the View tab and find the Launch folder windows in a separate process option. Make sure it's not checked. Click Apply to save any changes.

Previews in the File Explorer can cause conflicts like the "file is open in another program" error.

Press Windows + E, switch to the View tab, and press Alt + P to close the preview pane. The screenshot below shows an open preview pane on the right.

After closing the preview pane, try the operation again and see ...

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