I have Microsoft teams application, on Windows 7, and have had someone share a 150Gig file for me. I clicked on it three times by the look of it - and it appears to be downloading three times as I can see three files in my Downloads folder all of which are slowly increasing in size- If I attempt to open any of these files I get permission denied.

I can see nothing in view downloads in Firefox or internet explorer - Can anyone point me to a method of managing in progress downloads by Microsoft Teams the Microsoft Teams download tab shows nothing as well

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The only solution I found was to quit Teams completely, which removes the file lock(s). You can then remove the files.

There is a request open on the Teams UserVoice regarding download improvements. It currently only has 128 votes (whereas the top rated ones have 10K+), so I am not expecting much in the near future..

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