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Unlock, Delete, Copy or Rename a Locked File With LockHunter

Because of some unknown reasons sometimes you can’t delete a file from your computer, instead you’ll get error messages like disk is write-protected, it is being used by another person or program, file is currently in use, etc. In such situation the freeware tool LockHunter may help you.

LockHunter is useful for fighting against malware, and other programs that are blocking files without a reason. Unlike other similar tools it deletes files into the recycle bin so you may restore them if deleted by mistake.

Key Features of LockHunter:

  1. Shows processes locking a file or folder and lets you kill the process
  2. Allows to unlock, delete, copy or rename a locked file
  3. Integrates in to Explorer menu
  4. It deletes files into the recycle bin, so you may restore them if deleted by mistake

LockHunter supports both 32 and 64bit Windows and you can download it at source. Other similar tools that we covered in the previous posts are: Unlockme, Folder and File Unloacker.


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