– Have you ever tried to move or rename a file, only to be told you can’t because it’s “in use”? It’s happened to me loads of times over the years, and I’ve always turned to a free tool called Unlocker, which instantly unlocks such files so you can modify them.
Recently I found myself needing it again. A file on my desktop stubbornly refused to be deleted, even after I’d closed every running program. So I downloaded the latest version of Unlocker from the developer’s website (www.emptyloop.com) and was annoyed to find that it now comes bundled with an unwanted add-on called Delta Toolbar. You can avoid installing it, but you must take special care to select the ‘Advanced’ installation option, and untick the boxes.
That’s not the worst of it. If you’re smart and responsible (and you are
For once, it’s best not to check Unlocker’s terms and conditions