Solution for “Cannot Delete” File Problems in Windows

You might experience problem when a message “Cannot delete file: Access is denied” or “Cannot delete folder: It is being used by another person or program”, etc came out when you want to delete certain file or folder in your Windows. It made the file or folder couldn’t be deleted. It happens often since the file or folder is still used by other program, which we didn’t know what program used it.

If you experienced it, this IObit Unlocker software is so fit to overcome the problem. IObit Unlocker will release the file from the program used it so you could erase or modify the file and folder.

IObit Unlocker: Solution for "Cannot Delete" File Problems in Windows

IObit Unlocker: Solution for "Cannot Delete" File Problems in Windows

IObit Unlocker is able to overcome the problem existed when you want to erase or modify the file just as these problems:

1. Cannot delete file: Access is denied

2. Cannot delete folder: It is being used by another person or program

3. There has been a sharing violation

4. The source or destination file may be in use

5. The file is in use by another program or user

6. Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use

7. Cannot read from the source file or disk.

By using IObit Unlocker, all problems above could be resolved easily.


This IObit Unlocker has some features as:

1. easy to use, just right-click on locked file or folder and unlock. You could also drag and drop locked. Just by 1 click, you could overcome the “Access Denied” problem you experienced with the file and folder.

2. it has various quick after-unlock operation which made us easier and made you faster in accessing the folder and file. The menu are “Unlock & Delete”, “Unlock & Rename”, “Unlock & Move” and “Unlock & Copy”.

3. To unlock many file and folder at once.

4. To terminate all related processes so that the folder and file could be unlocked perfectly.

5. Safe without virus, adware, and spyware.

This IObit Unlocker could be used in computer with Windows XP, Vista and windows 7 Operating System.


IObit Unlocker is a free software from IObit. To get it for free, please follow these steps:

1. Visit this site:


2. Click on “Free Download” button

Download IObit Unlocker

3. Double click on its Installer

Double Click Installer to Install IObit Unlocker

4. Click on “Next”

Click Next to Install IObit Unlocker

5. Select “I Accept” and click on “Next”

Select I Accept and Click Next to Install IObit Unlocker

6. Click on Next several times

Click Next several times to Install IObit Unlocker

7. Click on Finish

Click Finish


My Review about this IObit Unlocker software


This software is free and offer solution to overcome small thing like “cannot deleted” file and folder which more or less we’ve experienced once in our Windows computer.


This Software is still in beta version, which needs many repair and there’s some weaknesses, though I haven’t found it for sure.

Final Verdict:

to install! My rate for this software is 8 from 10.

Chris Febian is the founder of He spent his time by testing new software and writing some reviews of them. This blog is one of his favorite place to publish his reviews.

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  • KenRayn

    well you can also use a program for deleting files like :)

  • leslysab

    I also use “Long Path Tool ” useful in situations where you see these error messages: Cannot read from source file or disk, there has been a sharing violation, cannot delete file or folder, the file name you specified is not valid or too long, the source or destination file may be in use and many other file managing errors.

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