Who to delete document in records library

Hello Experts
Uploded a document to records library and then it showed a lock next to it. Now I can not delete it or edit is as it sayd Document locked for editing and checked out by system account.
Does anyone know how I can regain access to it?
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Lawrence BarnesAsked:
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Lawrence BarnesAuthor Commented:
I do not want to delete the library. I am trying to edit or delete the document. It is locked by the system account.
I have a document library in SP2010 where a document has been checked out by "System Account" and locked as Read Only.
This is what I have already tried:

1. Go to Site Settings/Record Declaration Settings

2. In the second section - Manual record declaration in lists and libraries should be: ---> Click the radio button for Available in All Locations by Default

3. Go back to your library (Where you cannot delete the file)

4. Click the ribbon - Library Tools/Documents -- You should see a new item to the right of the Edit Properties Button: Declare Record --

5. Now you should be able to select the document, and select Compliance Details and the undeclare as a record link will be active

6. Undeclare the record

7. Delete the record. ( I was not able to do this.)



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Lawrence BarnesAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

I just deleted the whole library as this is in production and could not wait.....
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Lawrence BarnesAuthor Commented:
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Lawrence BarnesAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your response.  I had to move on for timing though.  This is graded a a B because I needed to delete an object, not a library and I was looking for more pointed of a direction.
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