Unlocker for Windows 64-bit is a free application to move or delete locked files on 64-bit Windows. When you find a file that you can’t delete or move, right-click it to access the unlocking option. If the unlocking is failed, the program gives option to perform the operation after reboot. More »Tags: file and folder unlocker
It’s a waste of time to restart Windows everytime you find a locked file that you need to delete, rename, or move. Sometimes it is obvious which process that locks your file so you can simply end the process to be able to unlock the locked file, but sometimes it’s not and this is when you usually restart your Windows. Tizer Unlocker provides a far more effective and efficient way to unlock file and folder.
With Tizer Unlocker, you can unlock locked files and folders through the main window of the program or by right-clicking the file and select an appropriate action from the menu (unlock, move, rename, delete). The app can also unlock multiple folders or files at once. Additionally, it also lets you know all of the hidden files used by each process, which is useful to detect a Conflicker worm. More »Tags: file and folder unlocker
The reason of a locked folder or file has never been clearly stated by Windows. Everytime you find a locked folder, what Windows does is simply warning you that it cannot be deleted because of some reasons like being currently used by other program. There are manual solutions for this like stopping and restarting explorer process, but sometimes it won’t work. The folder is still locked and the only manual solution left is to restart Windows to be able to unlock and delete it. The question is, should you restart your computer whenever you find a locked file or folder that you cannot delete or move? It does work, but definitely not the process everyone wants to go through. More »Tags: file and folder unlocker, unlocker, windows explorer utility
We have mentioned two freeware to delete files in use named Unlocker and Boot Deleter previously. Both programs, especially Unlocker, help you to delete locked file or folder instantly. The ability of Unlocker to integrate with Windows right click menu makes deleting locked files even much faster and easier.
What is offered by File and Folder Unlocker program is basically the same. It can integrate itself to Windows context menu and the function is also to delete file in use. However, it works differently. Beside being able to unlock a file that is being used by a process, you can also view other files that are locked or used by the current process and then, if necessary, unlock all. More »Tags: delete file, delete folder, file and folder unlocker, file in use, folder in use, locked file, locked folder, unlocker, Windows Explorer, windows freeware