Malwarebytes FileASSASSIN is a lightweight utility designed to help easily delete locked files from your computer. For complete internet protection, download Malwarebytes here.
When you have Malwarebytes FileASSASSIN at your disposal it will help you solve the following common issues that arise from time to time:
Can not delete file: Access is denied
Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use
The source or destination file may be in use
The file is in use by another program or user
It is frustrating when you get one of the above messages when you are just attempting to delete a regular locked file, but it can be more worrisome when the target file happens to be a remnant from some form of malware infection - then the need to remove it is much more imperative for the security of your system. Malwarebytes FileASSASSIN is in its element when this happens, and will easily give you the access needed to successfully eradicate all locked files from your system.
Simply download FileASSASSIN from the link below. Unzip to a convenient location such as C:\FileASSASSIN. Navigate to the folder you unzipped the files to and double click on the file named FileASSASSIN.exe. Then select a file by dragging it onto the text area or select it using the (...) button. Next, choose a removal method from the list. Finally, click delete and the removal process will commence.
Advanced programming techniques unload modules, close remote handles, and terminate processes to remove the particular locked file.
Please use caution when using FileASSASSIN as deleting critical system files may cause system errors.