ThisIsMyFile Alternatives

    ThisIsMyFile is described as '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'. There are more than 10 alternatives to ThisIsMyFile for Windows, Windows Explorer and Mac. The best alternative is LockHunter, which is free. Other great apps like ThisIsMyFile are Unlocker (Free), FileASSASSIN (Free), EMCO UnLock IT (Free) and OpenedFilesView (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 30, 2019

    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      The program is no longer updated.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. 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.
    4. 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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      • 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...


      • 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
      • 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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      • 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.
    5. 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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    6. 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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