Take ownership |Get full access to files and folders in Windows 10

The Owner of a folder has the right to allow or deny access to that resource. … The default owner of a file or folder is the person who creates the resource.Ownership can be taken or transferred in several ways. The current owner of a file or folder can transfer ownership to another user or group.4

In order to get full access to some file or folder in Windows 10.

It can be

  1. A system file
  2. A folder
  3. One which was created by a user account that no longer exists.

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. In most cases, the Windows operating system will not allow you to do any operation on such files and folders.

 

In this article, we will see how to take ownership and get full access to files and folders in Windows 10.

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Go to the desirable file or folder.

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Right-click the file or folder, then click Properties,

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Go to Security Tab

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Click Advanced.

For Advanced security settings for Data

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Advanced Security Settings of the file.

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Further, we can change Ownership entitled  to these files or folders

For this Click On Change Under Owner

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You Will Get the following Dialogue box named Select User or Group. Now Click On Advanced.

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Click On Find Now.

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Select the Desired User.

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Click Ok.

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