UnLock IT is a free utility used to unlock files and folder locked by applications or system processes. It allows you to detect processes that lock a resource and unlock it by closing handles to the resource or kill the processes that hold locks.
Version: 5.0UnLock IT is a free utility used to unlock files and folders locked by applications or system processes.
Operating System: Windows
It can help you every time when you get an Access Denied error while trying to change, rename or delete files or folders, because they are locked. UnLock IT allows you to detect processes that lock a resource and unlock it by closing file and library handles to the resource.
If the resource cannot be unlocked by these methods, you will be prompted to kill the processes that hold locks. The application can terminate not only regular applications and system processes but also viruses, trojans and other spyware processes that have a special protection from termination.
UnLock IT integrates into Windows Explorer, so you can launch it by selecting a corresponding item from the context menu for any resource.
It gives you a one-click access to checking any resource for locks and unlocking it if required.
Version 5.0: Version 5.0 allows to check and grant file system permissions, if a resource cannot be managed due insufficient permissions. Also it allows to schedule deletion on boot if a resource cannot be unlocked and deleted using different methods.
Version 4.0.1: Version 4.0.1 becomes compatible with Windows 10 and includes a few important improvements.
Version 3.0.4: Version 3.0.4 includes support of Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating systems.
Version 3.0.1: Version 3.0.1 improves locks detection mechanism and provides support of Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.
Version 3.0: Version 3.0 comes with new unlocking methods that allow to unlock a resource with no needs to kill locking processes. It also has a brand new, simplified interface with one-click action to unlock a resource.