Windows 2000 : How to update locked in-use files
Opened in-use files can not be replaced while Windows 2000 is running, the
operating system keeps the files locked. The utility, inuse ,
can replace locked files. There is a Windows NT and a Windows 2000 version of
the utility. Kbarticle, Q181345 lays out a clever use of Windows 2000 registry value
PendingFileRenameOperations to replace locked files.