DelinvFile Alternatives

    DelinvFile is described as '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 that are too long' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DelinvFile for Windows, Windows Explorer and Mac. The best alternative is LockHunter, which is free. Other great apps like DelinvFile are Unlocker (Free), EMCO UnLock IT (Free), FileASSASSIN (Free) and OpenedFilesView (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 6, 2016

    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.
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    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      The program is no longer updated.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.

      Bundleware

      Be careful during the installation: Forum

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    3. 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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    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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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...


    5. Path Too Long and Path Too Long PRO are Windows tools to copy and delete files and folders with long paths. Just browse to the file and press a button to delete it, that’s it! Now you are able to rename long file names with new feature of Path Too Long PRO!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      Have you ever bored by this Windows message : "Error Deleting File or Folder, ... There has been a sharing violation. The source or destination file may be in use.", when you try to delete, move or rename a file?
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    6. Deletes files and folders with file names that are too long to erase.

      Discontinued

      Download is basically blocked by ads and malware.

      Warning

      Download recognized as malware by Chrome.

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