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Junior dev decides to clear space for brewing boss, doesn't know what 'LDF' is, sooo...

Pascal

Yeah - as far back as 6.0 I can definitely confirm that if a database was loaded all its files were locked.

4.2 was weirder, I've had to fix a disaster created by someone else - similar circumstance too, eager guy wanted to free room on a volume that was getting too full, he *moved* files to another drive - and the service did not prevent it.

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