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Can't read an XML file after downloading it from web

joshrduncan2012 asked:

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Hi everyone,

I am trying to download a file for xmlreader purposes. The file can download fine, but it won't let me read it.

This is what I have so far:

public void downloadXmlFile()
            WebClient webClient = new WebClient();
            //webClient.DownloadFileCompleted += new AsyncCompletedEventHandler(Completed);
            webClient.DownloadFileAsync(new Uri("http://mysite", "c:\newxmlfile.xml");

This is how I try to read it:

                reader2 = new XmlTextReader(xmlUrl2);

It's not liking the new XmlTextReader(xmlUrl2) which is the string of "C:\newxmlfile.xml".

Am I missing something obvious? The error message I'm getting is:
The process cannot access the file 'C:\newxmlfile.xml' because it is being used by another process.
Tags: C#, XML, VS2012


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