Downloads:

90,196

Downloads of v 3.3.4:

21,742

Last Update:

19 Dec 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Igor Tkachenko
  • Nikolay Duylovskiy
  • Crystal Rich Ltd

Tags:

lockhunter unlocker file system locked files freeware admin

LockHunter

3.3.4 | Updated: 19 Dec 2019

Downloads:

90,196

Downloads of v 3.3.4:

21,742

Software Author(s):

  • Igor Tkachenko
  • Nikolay Duylovskiy
  • Crystal Rich Ltd

LockHunter 3.3.4

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

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

>

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

>

To uninstall LockHunter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade lockhunter -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade lockhunter -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure lockhunter installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: lockhunter
    state: present
    version: 3.3.4
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

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chocolatey_package 'lockhunter' do
  action    :install
  version  '3.3.4'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: lockhunter,
    Version: 3.3.4,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller lockhunter
{
   Name     = 'lockhunter'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '3.3.4'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'lockhunter':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '3.3.4',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install lockhunter version="3.3.4" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 27 Aug 2020.

Description

LockHunter is a foolproof file unlocker. It is a free tool to delete files blocked by something you do not know. LockHunter is useful for fighting against malware, and other programs that are blocking files without a reason. Unlike other similar tools it deletes files into the recycle bin so you may restore them if deleted by mistake.

Features

  • Shows processes locking a file or folder
  • Gives you detailed information on the process
  • Allows to unlock, delete, copy or rename a locked file
  • Can delete a file at next OS restart
  • Allows to kill locking process
  • Allows to remove locking processes from hard drive
  • Can unload DLLs from processes
  • Integrates in to Explorer menu
  • It deletes files into the recycle bin, so you may restore them if deleted by mistake
  • Supports both 32 and 64 bit Windows

screenshot


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = $env:chocolateyPackageName
  fileType               = 'EXE'
  url                    = 'https://lockhunter.com/assets/exe/lockhuntersetup_3-3-4.exe'
  checksum               = 'A91CA5B5D4517666F65A43E39DA56FDD6C13E1BCB9F22FAD1790ACC5326680C6'
  checksumType           = 'sha256'
  silentArgs             = "/VERYSILENT /NORESTART /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /SP- /LOG=`"$($env:TEMP)\$($env:chocolateyPackageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).InnoInstall.log`""
  validExitCodes         = @(0)
  softwareName           = 'LockHunter*'
}
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

$packageName = $packageArgs.packageName
$installLocation = Get-AppInstallLocation $packageArgs.softwareName
if (!$installLocation)  { Write-Warning "Can't find $packageName install location"; return }
Write-Host "$packageName installed to '$installLocation'"

Register-Application "$installLocation\$packageName.exe"
Write-Host "$packageName registered as $packageName"

Install-BinFile $packageName "$installLocation\$packageName.exe"
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
Uninstall-BinFile $env:chocolateyPackageName

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
LockHunter 3.2 34439 Monday, July 24, 2017 Approved
LockHunter 3.1.1.20170523 6338 Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Approved
LockHunter 3.1.1.20170416 2405 Sunday, April 16, 2017 Approved
LockHunter 3.1.1.20161220 3814 Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Approved
LockHunter 3.1.1.20160916 2443 Monday, September 19, 2016 Approved
LockHunter 3.1.1 14006 Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Approved
LockHunter 3.0.2 615 Saturday, October 26, 2013 Unknown
LockHunter 2.0.2.20120714 2339 Saturday, July 14, 2012 Unknown
LockHunter 2.0.2 411 Saturday, February 25, 2012 Unknown
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