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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?



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.


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

Comment by Stonkie
about LockHunter Jun 2011

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


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.