Error: "Cannot Open File <P6 Home Folder>\Languages\comStrings.en-us. The Process Cannot Access the File Because it is Being Used by Another Process" When Opening P6 Desktop Client

(Doc ID 1954763.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 29, 2014

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.3 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.3.4.0 version, Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management, P6 Desktop Client / Standalone Login, Tech and Install

When loading P6 PPM,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Cannot open file "C:\Program Files (x86)\Oracle\Primavera P6\P6 Professional\Lanaguages\comStrings.en-us". The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Start the P6 client.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
The issue is an annoyance as they can click OK to clear the message and work with P6 PPM normally.

Cause

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