Fixing a "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process" error message on Windows 7

by dcurtis 1/7/2011 3:31:00 PM
I have IIS installed on Windows 7 and started receiving a "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process." error when trying to start a web site in the IIS snap-in. After a brief search on google I found this information on how to resolve the issue.  The problem was, I couldn't really see what was using the port.  After some trial and error, I discovered that it was Skype that was using the port.  Once I closed Skype, the web site started with no issues and then I was able to start Skype again and use it as usual.

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How to Fix Cisco VPN Client Error 442 on Windows 7

by dcurtis 1/4/2011 6:51:00 AM

This is mostly a note for my benefit so that if I ever have this problem again, I know where to look.  Wink

 I was using the VPN Client with no issues for months and then suddenly I kept getting the 442 error and after following all of the suggestions I found through search, I still couldn't resolve the issue.  Finally I found this site here which solved my issue.  I recently installed the new Intel my WIFI driver and it uses the internet connection sharing service to share the signal.  Apparently that service and the VPN Client don't play nice with each other.

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