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This package was approved as a trusted package on 6/30/2019.

With IObit Unlocker, you won't be annoyed any more by messages like "Cannot delete file", "Access is denied", "undeleted files",
"The file is in use by another program or user", or "There has been a sharing violation!"
It is a powerful tool designed to fix such kinds of problems, by terminating all related processes that prevent you from deleting or accessing files / folders that you need to.

To install IObitUnlocker, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install io-unlocker

To upgrade IObitUnlocker, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade io-unlocker


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'io-unlocker'
    $url32       = ''
    $checksum32  = 'E5C1B479630E958E8F8E07AC42D43DCDB8D5AC639B20EBB1515FC9345F1DA801'
    $toolsPath   = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = $packageName
      fileType               = 'EXE'
      url                    = $url32
      checksum               = $checksum32
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
      silentArgs             = '/Verysilent'
      validExitCodes         = @(0)
      registryUninstallerKey = $packageName
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    Get-Process iobitunlocker* | Stop-Process -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • IObit


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
IObitUnlocker 1.1.2 1833 Tuesday, June 27, 2017 approved
IObitUnlocker 1.1 743 Thursday, September 1, 2016 approved

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