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Reboot Delete File Ex is a completely free software designed to simply delete a file on the next reboot. Sometimes you may not be able to delete a file because it is locked or in use by other applications, or because it is a malware that has protection against file deletion. 

VERDICT: It’s that simple.



DOWNLOAD: Reboot Delete File Ex

I know that you every now and then experience those annoying “File in use”, “Cannot delete file: Access Denied” or “The source or destination file may be in use.” messages in Windows while trying to delete a file.

As a regular visitor to our site you know that we have posted several articles on how to get rid of these pesky little files (Can’t Delete a File? Use the Command Prompt [How To]). This time we give you a freeware tool that does the trick in a new fashion.

Reboot Delete File Ex

Reboot Delete File Ex provides one of the easiest methods I’ve ever come across to solve this problem. I mean, it’s actually that ingeniously simple; that I, myself should have thought of it, years ago. Well, I didn’t.

How it works

The application is designed to automatically delete the file in question upon next system reboot. So basically what you do is to open the program, choose the “willful” file(s) and mark it for deletion. it’s that simple.


Click the button, and you’re good to reboot!

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About Thomas

Computer geek from the age of 7, which amounts to 30 years of computer experience. From the early days (when every computer company had their own OS) of DOS, Windows 1.0 through Seven...

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9 thoughts on “Reboot Delete File Ex: Mark files for deletion on next reboot.”

  1. Rob Nugent says:

    I use a small program called “Unlocker” and it works very easily. It has a few different options, but mainly it lets you delete a file at that time, without having to restart your PC.

    1. willythewave says:

      Ive been using Unlocker for years and it works great. You would think the “Expert” here would have known about that. lol

    2. shivabeach says:

      Except Unlocker comes with malware. Delta tool bar etc. No thanks

      1. J Di says:

        Malware you say? Just untick the box and they won’t be installed at all. I have a paid antivirus and Unlocker is 100% safe. It’s just the “sponsored” installer that is bundled with “virus” add-ons.

        Unlocker is perfectly safe! It’s alot easier to use too.

      2. shivabeach says:

        It installs opencandy and there’s nothing you can do except not install it. Also installs relevant knowledge without telling you. Checking it with a virus scan shows nothing. But the stuff is easily taken care of with Malwarebytes

      3. Peter Thompson says:

        A bit late in here so sorry but as mentioned you can untick the extra’s you don’t want. I know they annoy people but at the end of the day they make a little bit of money for the developers, and in a world where most paid products are illegally downloaded it makes sense as it can gain small revenue while making the product free.

        The program sounds good mentioned in the article but I like the fact that Unlocker tries to unlock the file, unhook it from the process its attached to so that you can try and delete it without a reboot (doesn’t always work).

  2. Joan says:

    Hi Thomas, Would this programme delete a folder for me? This folder is empty but it won’t let me delete it in the normal way nor can I open it.

  3. Zadgyde says:

    I have downloaded this tool and its working like a charm.

    1. Alexander Remb says:

      Sorry for the late reply.
      Have you tried this tip: http://www.mintywhite.com/windows-7/7maintenance/delete-file-command-prompt/

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