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    sneekie is offline New Member
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    Feb 2016

    Unhappy This action can't be completed, File is open in COM Surrogate

    I have Windows 10 and when i up load a pic from camera and i go to Properites try to check some personal information, it will not allow me. It says This action can't be completed because the file is open in COM Surrogate.

    It wasnt doing this before i upgraded to windows 10. i did down load the uwt4, what do i check? i m new hope this is in the right feed line thank you can any one help

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    HappyAndyK is offline Site Administrator
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    Jun 2008


    The dllhost.exe process goes by the name COM Surrogate. Try this workaround!

    Open Task Manager > Details tab. Locate dllhost.exe process, right-click on it and select End task.

    Now see if yu can do what you wanted to do.

    Related read: Program exe or COM Surrogate has stopped working.

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