|21 Jan 2012||#1|
| || |
Need to delete locked system files from old windows install
I have recently updated my hdd with a clean windows 7 install, but had the old one on a secondary hard disk as a back up. I now need to delete these files to save space on my data drive, but am unable to delete the system and windows files as they are owned by TrustedInstaller.
I discovered how to take ownership of these directories, but now the UAC is telling me that I need permission from myself to delete the files which I own!
Is there anyway to get round this without shipping out my data and doing a format, which I don't want to do as I always seem to miss something important...
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Need to delete locked system files from old windows install|
|Will system restore delete files in c:/myfolder ?||Backup and Restore|
|Safe to delete System queued Windows error reporting files?||Performance & Maintenance|
|Delete my files all the time, re-start the system||General Discussion|
|Does a new install delete my files||Installation & Setup|
|Delete interrupted, now space locked but files gone||General Discussion|
|Windows 7 system files I can delete/move||Performance & Maintenance|
|Delete System Files||General Discussion|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:43 PM.