DeadLock is a free file and folder unlocking utility brought to you by CodeDead. It can help you unlock files or folders that you’re unable to delete, copy, rename or move.

As of version 1.3, DeadLock can also take ownership of files and folders!


tick_32 Unlock files / folders
tick_32 Take ownership of files / folders
tick_32 Remove files / folders
tick_32 Move ‘locked’ files / folders
tick_32 Copy ‘locked’ files / folders
tick_32 Command-line arguments
tick_32 Automatic updates
tick_32 Windows Explorer integration


Main Form

Main Form


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