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DbgView Trouble

Tim_RobertsTim_Roberts Member - All Emails Posts: 13,055
I think we all know that the DbgView utility uses a kernel driver to do
its work (dbgv.sys), and it ordinarily removes that driver after it runs.

One of the more recent updates to Windows 10 has changed things so I am
no longer able to run DbgView twice in a session. When the first run
completes, the driver remains in the file system, and the next attempt
to start it gets

Could not extract DebugView driver to
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\Dbgv.sys: The process cannot access
the file because it is being used by another process.

I can't delete the file. If I rename it, then DebugView is able to
start up again. Process Explorer can't find an open handle to it. Am I
the only one seeing this?

--
Tim Roberts, xxxxx@probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

Tim Roberts, [email protected]
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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