Unlock Files Folders And Define Post-Unlock Actions With UnlockMe Share
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When a file is in use by an application or Windows service, it gets locked by the system, preventing you from deleting, renaming or moving it. Last month, we covered a tool named Free File Unlocker, which let you unlock system-locked files and folders, and let you perform delete, rename, copy and move actions. UnlockMe is another file unlocker utility that lets you unlock multiple files and folders at a time, and perform post-unlock actions on the files, folders and services. It can be especially useful when trying to delete viruses, or terminate malware processes that restart as soon as you shut them down.

The interface has Path field at the top to manually select files and folders for unlocking. The Process list is in the center, while After unlocking/ terminating menu including Do Nothing, Delete, Rename to, Move to, Refresh and Show all locks options, are available below the Process list. The Unlock, Unlock All and Terminate buttons appear at the bottom.

To view all the current process, select Show all locks and click Refresh. Now, choose a process that you want to unlock from the list, define the After unlocking operation and click Unlock to unlock it.


UnlockMe integrates the unlocking option in Windows Explorer right-click context menu for files and folders. Right-click a file or folder and select UnlockMe from the menu to unlock a single item.

UnLock Me Context Menu


UnlockMe works on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.

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