Permission required by system to delete file

Posted on 2014-08-15
Last Modified: 2014-08-15
I am using Windows 8 64 bit. I am the only user of this  machine. I am unable to delete the Windows.old folder that I have on C drive. I keep getting the message that I require Permission from System to make changes to this Folder. Therefore I am unable to delete it. Being the only user I thought that it would be
a forgone conclusion that I am the Administrator.
Question by:Laurie Longman
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    Expert Comment

    Change (take) the ownership of the folder and delete.
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    Accepted Solution

    See if disk cleanup will remove it for you

    How do I remove the Windows.old folder

    Author Closing Comment

    by:Laurie Longman
    Excellent answer, quick response
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    by:Rob Miners
    Your welcome :)

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