OpenedFilesView Alternatives

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

    This page was last updated Mar 11, 2017

    1. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows.
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    2. 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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    3. 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      The program is no longer updated.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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      Be careful during the installation: Forum

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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.

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    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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    6. ThisIsMyFile is a small, fast tool for quickly unlocking and deleting locked or protected files on Windows. It's helpful for those times Windows locks up a file and makes it so that you can't remove it.
    7. Security Task Manager shows comprehensible information about programs and processes running on the computer.
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      • Windows
      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.
    8. 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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    9. ProcessActivityView creates a summary of all files and folders that the selected process tries to access.
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