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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows 7>How to delete the files in Windows 7> Related ressources: ForumHow to delete files which aapear in blue letters in windows7 ForumWindows 7 : How can I clear all pending updates and the delete the files where ar ForumHow to delete automatically temporary files in windows xp ForumHow do you delete stubborn files from a hard-drive that was in another machine? ForumHow to delete windows 7 partition and install windows xp ForumHow to delete to ntfs windows 7 ForumHow to delete folder from desktop in windows 7 ForumAcer Drive D - Files - What are they, can I delete ? ForumHow to deleted curupt files from window 7 ForumHow to delete downloaded but uninstalled Windows Updates in Windows 7 ForumHow to recover files after installing Windows 7 ? ForumWindows .old? Can I delete it, and how ? ForumDisk read error, press alt+crtl+ delete to restart ( window 7 ) ForumHow to totally delete Skype from Windows 7 ForumHow to delete internet temporary files in windows xp Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumFlash drive program files ForumWill Microsoft Office 2007 work on Windows 7 ForumI have sony vaio VGN-FJ270, i want VGA driver for windows 7 ,, from where i can ForumWindows 7 default mail client More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !