1. It is a free tool to delete files blocked by something you do not know. LockHunter is useful for fighting against malware, and other programs that are blocking files without a reason.
  2. 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 designed to be a very useful Windows Explorer extension allowing users with a simple right-click on a file or...

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.9.2, released in May 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  3. Solution for "cannot delete" problems on Windows Often when we try to delete a file or folder in Windows, we see annoying messages such as "Cannot delete file: Access is denied;" "Cannot delete folder: It is being used by another person or...
  4. 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 file that will not delete - FileASSASSIN can remove it.

    Discontinued

  5. A neat free utility that helps you to take control of any file or folder when it is locked by some application or system. For every locked resource, you get a list of locking processes and can unlock it by terminating those processes.
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    Folder Lock is a file lock, folder protection & file encryption software to lock folders & password protect folders. Encrypt files and lock USB Drive. Free Download!
  6. Wise Force Deleter, a solution for deleting undeletable files or folders. It helps you to unlock and delete 'Access Denied' or 'File in Use' files.
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  7. Wise Folder Hider is a free file/folder hiding tool. You can use it to hide files and folders on local partitions or removable devices.The data can't be accessed by other programs or on other operating systems such as DOS.
  8. 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, file position, the process that opened the file, and more...
  9. 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.
  10. 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 the "index.
  11. Private+ Powerful Swipe Lock to protect your Photos & Videos.
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  12. Delete FXP Files is an application that provides you with a GUI you can use to easily delete stubborn directories and filenames.
  13. 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 application or process.

    Discontinued

    According to website, no updates since Wednesday, May 05, 2010. See http://noeld.com/programs.asp?cat=misc

  14. 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 other free utilities, File & Folder Unlocker is free for both commercial and non-commercial use.

    Discontinued

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

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