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  • Unlocker icon

    Unlocker

    Get rid of error message like Error deleting or renaming file or folder, cannot delete folder: its being used by another person or program Unlocker application was...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.9.2, released in May 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.
    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • DeadLock icon

    DeadLock

    DeadLock is a free file and folder unlocking utility brought to you by CodeDead. It can help you unlock files or folders that you’re unable to delete, copy, rename or...

    Open Source Windows

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    FileASSASSIN

    FileASSASSIN is an application that can delete any type of locked files that are on your computer. Whether the files are from a malware infection or just a particular...

    Free Windows

  • OpenedFilesView icon

    OpenedFilesView

    OpenedFilesView displays the list of all opened files on your system. For each opened file, additional information is displayed: handle value, read/write/delete access...

    Free Windows

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  • Lock-UnMatic icon

    Lock-UnMatic

    Sometimes, files on the Mac cannot be deleted, moved or renamed. This can be caused by insufficient access rights, or because some processes are still using these files....

    Free Mac

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  • Delete Doctor icon

    Delete Doctor

    Delete files that are difficult to delete, such as some files left by viruses and trojans, or files with corrupted file names. This program can also delete files like...

    Free Windows

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  • DelinvFile icon

    DelinvFile

    Use DelinvFile to delete files and folders with invalid names that cant be deleted or renamed via Windows Explorer. This includes names with invalid characters and names...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Se7en File Replacer icon

    Se7en File Replacer

    System modders need to take ownership of a system file before it can be replaced.. To make this process a little less time consuming I wrote a small program that does...

    Free Windows

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  • Delete FXP Files icon

    Delete FXP Files

    Delete FXP Files is an application that provides you with a GUI you can use to easily delete stubborn directories and filenames. Many times, these kinds of...

    Commercial Windows

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    Locked Files Wizard

    The Locked Files Wizard, formerly known as CopyLock, is an assistant that allows you to either delete, move or rename files or folders used by the system or any other...

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature
    • Discontinued According to website, no updates since Wednesday, May 05, 2010. See http://noeld.com/programs.asp?cat=misc
  • File & Folder Unlocker icon

    File & Folder Unlocker

    File & Folder Unlocker is a powerful yet easy-to-use system utility that gives you complete control over the locked files and folders on your computer. Like our...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The product is no longer available on the official website, but last version released on March 2009, can be still downloaded from Softonic.
  • SysTools UnBlocker icon

    SysTools UnBlocker

    SysTools UnBlocker Software Helps To Unblock The Files Belonging To Other Computer That Have Been Blocked.

    Free Windows

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LockHunter Comments

Can't start it sometimes...

Comment by realnabarl
about LockHunter Aug 2015

It is weird it just start the instance but not the program, and now it back to normal again.
Anyone else having this problem too?

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ERROR FILE NAMES

Comment by Katrina74
about LockHunter Jan 2015

Long Path Tool is also very useful in this situation, you can also try as an alternative for easy fix.

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And, contrarily to Unlocker, this one has no toolbar and cr ... 1 Helpful

Comment by Stonkie
about LockHunter Jun 2011

And, contrarily to Unlocker, this one has no toolbar and crapware bundled with it. Great find!

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Where I've always used Unlocker I found this as an alternat ...

Comment by Pr1me
about LockHunter Jun 2011

Where I've always used Unlocker I found this as an alternative on Windows 7, which Unlocker doesn't support.

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