LockHunter 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.

Key Features:

  • Shows processes locking a file or folder
  • Allows to unlock, delete, copy or rename a locked file
  • Allows to kill locking process
  • Allows to remove locking processes from hard drive
  • Can unload DLLs from processes
  • Integrates in to Explorer menu
  • It deletes files into the recycle bin, so you may restore them if deleted by mistake
  • Supports both 32 and 64bit Windows

Download: LockHunter | 2.9 MB (Freeware)
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So whats new exactly
I often found Unlocker more reliable in unlocking files, but it won't work in Windows 8 x64 so i switched back to Lockhunter (which often can't unlock and offers to delete the file after a reboot).

I miss the reliable Unlocker which always worked, no matter what file.