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How to take Ownership of Folders in Windows

How to take Ownership of Folders in Windows

Introduction
In this tutorial you will learn how to take ownership of folders in Windows. This is specifically useful when you want to browse/delete a folder that windows blocks you from doing.

Step 1
Download the necessary files from here.

Step 2
Extract the files. It should look like this.


Step 3
Run the "InstallTakeOwnership" registry entry and click "Run" on the confirmation screen


Step 4
On the next confirmation screen, click "Yes"


Step 5
You should get a popup saying you've successfully added the entry into the registry!


Step 6
Now you can right click on folders/files, take ownership of them, and delete them!


Recap
This is useful for deleting cache and backups the OS creates that you don't want! Hopefully this works for you

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