How to delete the files in Windows 7 Tags: Configuration Windows 7 How To 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !