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There was a freeware unlocker that did work on xp, on win 7 doesn't seem to show up in explorer context menu so any other ?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Try this registry entry to add "Take Ownership" to the conext menu

take ownership

After taking ownership you may be able to delete the file.

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This should really be a comment... – Hello71 Jun 6 '10 at 15:58
@Hello71 I disagree. The OP is looking for a way to "force delete" files. Although he asked for software, RJFalconer is trying to solve the OP's problem rather than trying to answer the question as asked. – Stephen Jennings Jun 6 '10 at 16:13
That's a good answer for me. – asksuperuser Jun 6 '10 at 18:36
I stand corrected. – Hello71 Jun 6 '10 at 23:38

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