Sometimes you are stuck by not able to delete the file because some application unknown to you is holding the file lock. This freeware (Unlocker) helps you in those scenarios. I haven’t tried it yet, use it at your own risk !

What looked impressive for me is the GUI listing of all applications having locks over files in a folder:

6/November/2013 Update: The download link has been changed from to Emptyloop. You can now go to the Wikipedia page for Unlocker .

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