Uproc aborts with the error: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.

Document ID : KB000086654
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Affects Release version(s): 5

Error Message :
### Removing directory S:\var\universe\EDSMENTR\FDXP01\archive\ExpTables_EDSMENTR_FDXP01_20130418-104556 ### 
The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. 
ERROR: cannot remove directory S:\var\universe\EDSMENTR\FDXP01\archive\ExpTables_EDSMENTR_FDXP01_20130418-104556 ! 
Aborting.

Patch level detected:Dollar Universe 5.6.0
Product Version: Dollar.Universe 5.6.0 FX25010

Description :Uproc, for example IU_EXPTABS, aborted with the error:
Environment:
OS: Windows Server 2003
OS Version: All
Cause:
Cause type:
Configuration
Root Cause: This is a Windows system error.
Resolution:
As mentioned in the Root cause, this is a system issue, so the solution to apply is on the system side.

This link will help you in the problem identification:
http://beamusupscotty.wordpress.com/2012/11/14/use-powershell-to-find-out-which-process-locks-a-file/

You could try that method, and a reboot of the Windows server would fix this issue.

Fix Status: No Fix
 
Additional Information:
Workaround :
N/A