Is there any way to know a folder is open or not using command line?

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Noobknight
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Is there any way to know a folder is open or not using command line?

#1 Post by Noobknight » 18 Apr 2019 03:23

Hi guys!
I want to check folder "Downloads" is opening or not using command line. I tried with wmic or find commands to get process of Windows Explorer but still stuck. :cry:
Many Thanks!

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Re: Is there any way to know a folder is open or not using command line?

#2 Post by Squashman » 18 Apr 2019 08:27

Learned this from dbenham.

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2>nul ren Downloads Downloads && echo Folder is NOT locked || echo folder is LOCKED

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Re: Is there any way to know a folder is open or not using command line?

#3 Post by Noobknight » 18 Apr 2019 21:19

Squashman wrote:
18 Apr 2019 08:27
Learned this from dbenham.

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2>nul ren Downloads Downloads && echo Folder is NOT locked || echo folder is LOCKED
Thanks for reply bro!
But when I opened folder "Downloads" command line "ren" or "rename" still working fine. It only throw error when I open a sub folder in "Downloads"

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