For security reasons, windows has implemented limitation on accessing files and folders on the operating system. The purpose is to significantly increase the security of data stored on a Windows system specially on specific system files/folders that can make Windows unstable if altered.
Since it is important for the users to have the full control over the system, there are some steps on how to take ownership of any files or folders. There are several procedures on doing so, whether you use the GUI or the command line, this traditional procedures takes far too many steps.
However, there is an easy way to do it. You can quickly resolve ‘Cannot Delete’ And ‘Access Denied’ errors you may encounter in your system. In just several clicks, you can easily Take Ownership of all system files, folders, and drives in Windows and adding it to the Context Menu. All you have to do is to download this file:
This Registry hack file will Install on your registry system and will give you the easiest way in taking ownership with no sweat. Your context menu will look like this:
Just unzip the file, and double-click TakeOwnership.reg. With no system restart required, you can now take ownership any files/folders you wanted.
To Uninstall, just double-click on the RemoveTakeOwnership.reg file on the extracted folder.