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I am copy a file using copy command. But its throwing some error.

copy /y ..\BuildLog.htm .

Error is : The process cannot access the file because its used by another process

XCOPY /Y is also throwing error. Is there any way to copy the file successfully. I have checked the other question related to this but this is not helping.

Note : I am doing this on WinXP SP3

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While file is in use, the source or the destination? –  Neil May 19 '13 at 18:11
    
source file is used by another process –  raja ashok May 20 '13 at 3:05
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As said in another thread by Alex K. your solution is with very high probability hobocopy

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