Getting Rev to utilize Volume Shadow Services

Len Morgan len-morgan at crcom.net
Sat Feb 9 08:41:51 EST 2008


I may be way off on this but isn't "ntuser.dat.LOG" a windows system 
file?  Have you tried this with any other file in the same folder?  
While you may NEED this one particular file, Windows might not want to 
give it up.

len

Derek Bump wrote:
> Well, I tested the following solutions...
>
>   1. Copy the file via the Windows Shell, then read it.
>   2. Use the "Unlocker" program via the Shell, then read it.
>   3. Use the script provided by Chipp (thank you Chipp).
>
> ... on Windows XP Home Edition w/ Service Pack 2 on the file: 
> C:/Documents and Settings/<user>/ntuser.dat.LOG
>
> Windows does not seem to want to let that file go.  I'll see if I can 
> find another solution, but again, if anyone has any ideas I am all 
> ears.  Thanks!
>
>
> Derek Bump
> Dreamscape Software
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> Derek Bump wrote:
>> Chipp,
>>
>> What I'm referring to is the file locking mechanism that is employed 
>> by the system.  This mechanism is traditionally used when attempting 
>> to prevent 2 processes from opening the same file and essentially 
>> overwriting each other's data.
>>
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_locking
>>
>> But I'll test your suggestion out to see if it resolves the problem.  
>> If it does, it saves me the time trying to copy the file first.
>>
>>
>> Derek Bump
>> Dreamscape Software
>> http://www.dreamscapesoftware.com
>>
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>>
>> Chipp Walters wrote:
>>> If all you're trying to do is unlock a file, this should work for you:
>>> (WinXP)
>>>
>>> answer file "Chose file to unlock."
>>> if it is empty or the result is "cancel" then exit to top
>>> put it into tfile
>>> replace "/" with "\" in tfile
>>> put "attrib"&& quote & tfile & quote && "-R" into DosCommand
>>> set the hideConsoleWindows to true
>>> get shell (DosCommand)
>>> answer information tfile & cr & "Unlocked"
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