Need permission from myself to delete file windows 10

I"m trying to delete a folder left over from an extremely old Windows install. In spite of being an admin I cannot delete the folder/papers. This is despite having actually taking ownership of them via permissions (e.g.

Here"s an old thcheck out via a solution to the difficulty that kind of operated for me:

Only problem is that the commands aren"t rather valid (anymore?). What are the correct commands?

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Potentilla fruticosa
Replied on February 10, 2018

Glad you asked:

1. Click Start.2. Type the three letters cmd right into the Search box.3. Click "Run as Administrator".4. Type the complying with regulates and push Go into after each:

takevery own /f "FULL PATH TO FOLDER" /a /r /d y

(This command seized ownership of your temp folder)

icacls "FULL PATH TO FOLDER" /t /c /grant administrators:(X) System:F everyone:F

(This command also granted complete access to the temp folder for everyone)

Note: FULL PATH TO FOLDER is ssuggest that, the full course to the folder.

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Let"s say you"re trying to delete Old Windows from C:. Your full course would be:

"C:Old Windows"

Later on you have the right to proceed to delete documents and folders as usual.

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