5 Free Softwares to Delete Undeletable or Locked files

Sometimes when you delete a file Windows gives you an error message “Cannot delete file”. This happens when file is corrupted or is in use. There are many softwares available on internet that allow you to delete these types of files in a single click. Below is the list of 5 Free Softwares that can delete Undeletable or Locked files. Try these Free Softwares to get rid of Undeletable or Locked files.

1) Unlocker:
Unlocker is an explorer extension that allows you with a simple right-click of the mouse on a file or folder to get rid of error message such as error deleting file or folder, cannot delete folder: it is used by another person or program. Unlocker can unlock files, folders, dll, and can also delete index.dat without restarting your computer.

2) Eraser:
Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns.

3) LockHunter:
It is a free tool to delete files blocked by something you do not know. 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.

4) Unlock IT:
A neat free utility that helps you to take control of any file or folder when it is locked by some application or system. For every locked resource, you get a list of locking processes and can unlock it by terminating those processes. EMCO Unlock IT offers Windows Explorer integration that allows unlocking files and folders by one click in the context menu.

5) Pocket KillBox:
Pocket KillBox is a program that can be used to get rid of files that stubbornly refuse to allow you to delete them.