This little utility is a handy way to see what application has a lock on any given file, and optionally release the lock it pops up whenever a "lock condition" prevents updating.
http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/ I often had experiences with Acrobat (I use Acro 7) where I need to close Acrobat in order to create a PDF of the same name -- not just close the PDF itself, but close Acrobat, in order for the file lock to be removed. Sheila _______________________________________________________ Sheila Carlisle V: 425/ 486-2988 F: 425/ 483-3836 Axial InfoSolutions Inc. (Bothell, Washington) Automated Publishing Solutions / XML Publishing Solutions http://www.axialinfo.com http://www.miramo.com > I have a typical Frame Book with .fm files in it. When I save it to PDF > in a new folder, it's fine. When I try to resave, I get the following > message: > > >>"Adobe PDF" cannot access the file because it is un use by another > application or process: > > G:\\blah\blah\blah\mypdf.pdf > > Verify that the file is not open by another application or process and > try again.>> > > It's weird because no one else is accessing the file and it's not open > by any other program.