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    IObit Unlocker Alternatives

    IObit Unlocker is described as 'Never Worry about “Cannot Delete Files” on Your PC' and is a File Unlocker in the File Management category. There are nine alternatives to IObit Unlocker for Windows, Windows Explorer and Mac. The best alternative is LockHunter, which is free. Other great apps like IObit Unlocker are Unlocker (Free), Wise Force Deleter (Free), ForceDelete (Free) and Lock-UnMatic (Free).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2022
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    Never Worry about “Cannot Delete Files” on Your PC.
    Learn more about IObit Unlocker

    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...

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      The program is no longer updated.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. 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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      ForceDelete is a handy and free Windows utility that unlocks and deletes files or folders which are used by other processes and cannot be deleted. GUI mode and command line batch mode are both available. You can also use it via context menu.
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      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.


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      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?
    4. 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.

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      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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      UnBlocker software unblocks all the files that are compatible with the NTFS alternate data stream security. The software is programmed to unblock all kinds of file including-EXE, ZIP, RAR, etc. It can process and unblock all the files irrespective of their sizes.
    5. Free File Unlocker is an essential free utility to delete currently Used, locked, undeletable, busy files. Works with all 32bit and 64bit versions of Windows and Windows Server.
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