How to replace a file that is in use by the OS

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Subject: How to replace a file that is in use by the OS
Posted by:  Otto Herdegen (otto.herdeg…@rubin-soft.de)
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008

Hi NG,

as the subject says. I have my own setup-application and while i install my
application i must replace a file in the windows-system32-directory
(mapi32.dll) that is in use by windows. Sometime in the past i had read
something about that but i did not fint that anymore. AFAIK i had to restart
the computer and while the PC is booting the file is replaced with WIN-API.
Can you please bring some light into my darkness?

Kind Regards
Orro

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