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How to delete or open files and folders locked by other programs?

While working with files and folders on your computer, You have probably seen one or more system messages like Access denied, the file is in use by another program or user, Cannot delete file: It is being used by another person or program, Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use, etc. There are several reasons for this like virus infection. In such situations File & Folder Unlocker gives us great help.

File & Folder Unlocker is a powerful, easy-to-use system utility that gives complete control over the locked files and folders on your computer. With this program you can unlock file or folder objects that are locked, search for files that are open or locked, find which process has a file or folder open, lists all files & folders held open by a specific process, lists all files & folders held open by all processes and lists all files & folders held open by remote (network) users.

File & Folder Unlocker is a freeware and no installation is required (portable). File size:36Kb. Supports Windows 2000, XP, 2003.


  1. Thanks for this. I didn't know this utility existed.
    I will try it myself and recommend it to my blog readers if you don't mind.


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