Unlock files and folders



Unlock files and folders, take full ownership over them and remove, move or copy them, free of charge!

DeadLock main window
DeadLock settings

Want a different theme or would you like to disable automatic updates? Want to enable Windows Explorer integration? It’s all possible thanks to our many settings!

Commandline interface

You don’t have to open the GUI to unlock files or folders. You can jump straight into PowerShell or CMD to pass along arguments to DeadLock!

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What others say

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" Aside from the functions mentioned above, this application also allows you to perform scans on your files with the online VirusTotal service.

To sum it up, DeadLock is a lightweight application that enables you to unlock files that are restricted by certain processes on your computer in a convenient, effortless manner. It comes with a minimalistic, yet efficient user interface and despite its high overall accessibility, it also features extensive help documentation. "

Vlad Constantinescu

Softpedia editor