Editors' Note: LockHunter uses separate installers for 32-bit and 64-bit systems. Click here for the 32-bit version.
LockHunter is a free tool to delete files blocked by applications. 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.
LockHunter detects and displays the processes locking files or folders. It allows users to unlock, delete, copy, or rename locked files. It allows users to kill locking process and remove locking processes from their hard drives. LockHunter also integrates into the Windows Explorer menu.
What's new in this version:
Command line support
Now it's possible to call such LockHunter's actions as 'Unlock', 'delete file' and etc from the command line. Very useful for using in your scripts or to integrate to other programs.
Copy & rename actions added
Now you can not only delete a stubborn file but unlock and copy or rename it in one action.
Improved look and feel, ability to see the version information, a... See all new features »