How to delete the files in Windows 7 Tags: Configuration Windows 7 Hard Drives Last response: October 18, 2010 11:46 PM in Windows 7 Share axn700 October 18, 2010 9:06:48 PM Hi I have got my new computer and I have my old hard disk which has few files which are showed as locked and when I try to delete those files it says you need permission from admin Pc to make changes to this folder. What should I do? More about : delete files windows Kewlx25 October 18, 2010 11:46:50 PM Users are identified via a unique number. The access control list on your old HD references a different ID than the ID in your current Windows install. You need to change the security settings on your old HD to let you take ownership of those files. I use Win7 Ult, so I have more NTFS settings than just pro/etc. I'm not sure which options you have to do this. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to delete files which aapear in blue letters in windows7 Forum SolvedHow do I delete Windows and Program Files directories from other HD's in my system? (Not the ones in use) Forum SolvedWill installing Windows 7 again delete my files? Forum how do I delete old win 7 backup files .. if control panel - manage backup space does not "see" them Forum SolvedHow to delete temp files on windows xp Forum How to reset win7- delete files, keep OS Forum How to deleted curupt files from window 7 Forum SolvedIs deleting temporary files in Windows 7 safe? Forum How to delete internet temporary files in windows xp without deleting passwords Forum SolvedCannot delete a file that is messing up another program (Windows 7) Forum SolvedDeleting Windows 7 folders/files in old HDD? Forum How to manually delete temporary internet files in windows xp Forum How to delete internet temporary files in windows xp Forum Windows 7 cant move or delete files on external drive Forum How to delete automatically temporary files in windows xp Forum How to delete windows xp update files Forum My windows 7 cant delete files from flash disc or format Forum SolvedHow do I delete a failed update from Windows 7 download list Forum How do I permanently delete DWM.exe on Windows 7? Forum How Do I Delete Old Windows Files? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !