In order to open, rename or delete any folder in Windows 10, the users must have to take ownership of that folder. How you can add take ownership in Windows 10 context menu (right-click menu). Learn the procedure from here and implement it easily on your PC or laptop.
If you want to get access to any folder in Windows 10, then make sure that you have the ownership of that folder or file. The users can add the option of Take Ownership in the file context menu. Whenever the user has to open or make any changing in the folder, they just need to right-click on that folder and go to this option.
Process to Add “Take Ownership” in File Context Menu
The complete process to add “Take Ownership” option in the file context menu is given below:
- First of all, turn on your PC. Go to the link address and download the “” file.
- Extract that file into the folder at Desktop and open the file named as “Install Take Ownership.reg“.
- The error “Open File – Security Warning” will be displayed. Click on the box “Run” to continue.
- Then, User Account Control Prompt will be shown as well. The users have to click on the box “Yes“.
- Also the users will be shown the Register Editor box, they have to choose the option “Yes” to continue.
- At last, click on the box “OK” and will be shown a message “Install Take Ownership.reg have been successfully added to the registry“.
Just restart the PC once and that`s it. The option of “Take Ownership” has been added to the file context menu. Now the users can open, rename, edit or delete that folder through a simple method. Just right-click on that folder, the folder context menu will be opened. Look for the option “Take Ownership” and click on it. It will help users to get access to that account easily.
Delete Take Ownership Option from Right-Click Menu
The users can simply delete the Take Ownership option from the right-click menu by double-click on the file “Uninstall Take Ownership.reg“.
Now download “Take Ownership.zip” file to take ownership of the folder in Windows 10.