Have you ever attempted to delete a file and it seems impossible? If you look closer at the dialogue box that pops up, it often reads that the document is locked. This may happen for several reasons including the actions of malware that will want to make their payloads undeletable. This program Does all the technical stuff and allows you to delete such files from a user-friendly interface. The unique feature of this program is that it deletes such files to the recycle bin so that you can restore the file if the deletion was done by mistake. The application is easy to use, simply right-click on a file that is proving too stubborn to delete and the application scans the file to check if it is locked or not.
The configuration setting of the program is simple, novice and experts alike can use this program easily. The functions of the program include its ability to detect and show the process that is locking a file or folder, unlock, delete, copy or rename a locked file, terminate a process that is locking a file, delete the file at the next OS restart, and unload DLL s from processes. This app does an excellent job of deleting locked files.
LockHunter is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in file management category and is available to all software users as a free download.