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I am trying to delete an ISO file in Explorer, but whenever I try to I get the error: "the action can't be completed because the folder or a file is open in another program".

I had mounted it using MagicDisc MagicISO, but then proceeded to unmount it before trying to delete it. Even though I unmounted it, I still get this error. I tried ending explorer.exe and then starting it again to no avail.

Is there maybe an app which can help me pinpoint where it is open so I can close it?
    
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I know how cheesy this sounds, but I recommend uninstalling MagicISO, and then rebooting.

Or actually, have you rebooted since unmounting the ISO?
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I am trying to delete an ISO file in Explorer, but whenever I try to I get the error: "the action can't be completed because the folder or a file is open in another program".

I had mounted it using MagicDisc MagicISO, but then proceeded to unmount it before trying to delete it. Even though I unmounted it, I still get this error. I tried ending explorer.exe and then starting it again to no avail.

Is there maybe an app which can help me pinpoint where it is open so I can close it?
This thing helps me alot
http://www.filehippo.com/download_unlocker/
    
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Is the ISO mounted?
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I know how cheesy this sounds, but I recommend uninstalling MagicISO, and then rebooting.

Or actually, have you rebooted since unmounting the ISO?
Thank you. I did restart after I unmounted the ISO only to find that MagicISO mounted it automatically. I have since uninstalled it, and now have been able to delete the file.

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Thank you. I did restart after I unmounted the ISO only to find that MagicISO mounted it automatically. I have since uninstalled it, and now have been able to delete the file.

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Oh, so MagicISO is annoying. I see! hehe

Anyway, all kidding aside; I'm very glad that you have finally deleted it! So you're very welcome.
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post #7 of 11
Go with Daemon Tools Lite instead

http://www.daemon-tools.cc/eng/products/dtLite
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If all you use magicISO for is mounting iso files to virtual drives then I'd recommend using another program. Virtual CloneDrive is the only one I have ever really been happy with. Its very lightweight and makes mounting/unmounting very easy.

I just get annoyed with Daemon Tools and magicISO.
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Quote:
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Go with Daemon Tools Lite instead

http://www.daemon-tools.cc/eng/products/dtLite
Seconded. Daemon tools is a great app for virtual drives.
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MagicISO & PowerISO are made by the same Chinese Company, I did my research on this company...

The real problem with Chinese Software makers is, they are not bound by US Laws, so they can get away with putting "Reporting Scripts" and Malware into your computer, where as a US company could not... Many Chinese companies are famous for stealing/copying software & patent stuff, so I avoid these companies like the plague!

Just my 2 cents...
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