Unlocking file or folder: “Cannot delete Folder: It is being used by another person or program”

How many times you get this error message when you try to delete or move a folder or file?


OR you may get one of the following error messages depending on the OS flavors.

  • Cannot delete file: Access is denied
  • There has been a sharing violation.
  • The source or destination file may be in use.
  • The file is in use by another program or user.
  • Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use.

No worries. There is a freeware program that can unlock the folder or file, so you can move on with your life other un-important things.

Head over to Unlocker

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