Update on: 22 May 2023
Suitable for : Windows 11, Windows 10, 8.1, 7, ... , Server 2012-2019, 2022, x64, x32, x86
ThisIsMyFile (old name 2007-2016 FingerWeg)
ThisIsMyFile is a small and effective program for unlocking and/or deleting locked or protected files.
Problem: "Xxxx.xxx Can not delete the file: The file is used by another person or program."
OR: The action can't be completed because the file is open in XXXXXX.exe 1.42 Close the file and try again.
Installation is not required, simply place the ThisIsMyFile on the desktop and drop files on the ThisIsMyFile program icon.
Have fun with deleting and unlocking!
Create a copy
If you want to copy the file before delete it.
.. only info
Shows who program taken the file.
Only unlock the file not deleted
Reboot & Delete
For very stubborn candidates, activate this option.
The system will be shut down and the file and folders will be deleted at system startup.
Reboot & Delete without request
There is no query, whether the file / directory is locked.
Can be found under "More ThisIsMyFile". This can be used to terminate or kill specific processes.
1.In some cases it is enough, to kill or to terminate the program that has several files and folders in use.
Here you can see more details about the locked files.
The process killer can be used here, Selects the process or program and terminate it.
1. Automatically starts when deleting or unlock directories.
2. Use this in any case when it comes to the delete or unlocking of loaded modules (DLL-s).
Simply drag and drop the locked file to ThisIsMyFile and perform the desired action!
For example: ThisIsMyFile.exe c:\file1.txt c:\file2.txt "c:\file with spaces.txt"
The Files with blank e.g. spaces, please always start with and end '"'.
Have fun with ThisIsMyFile!
* Unlock and/or delete locked or protected files and folders for MS Windows OS.