## Tuesday, April 17, 2007

### Delete files locked by Windows

Windows loves to lock files that are in use, and not let you delete them. It's one of the most annoying things about Windows, especially when you are trying to say, move a downloaded AVI movie file. There is, however, a registry key you can tweak to change this; you have to delete this key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID{87D62D94-71B3-4b9a-9489-5FE6850DC73E}\InProcServer32