Removing Protected User Folders from Previous Install which contain viruses

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Microsoft Windows XP
Viruses
worms
I reformatted a clients machine using Windows XP Pro Setup CD due to a massive amount of Viruses. They did not have their Drivers CDs, so i did the system restore from Windows Desktop, not, system-bootup. We changed the owners name to their last name (family pc). A few folders from the previous install (With viruses still on it) remains and won't let me delete it. We tried changing the User's Name back to the original, Admin Mode (in Safe Mode), Linux Live CDs, etc.. How do i remove this old folder with the Viruses still on it, when it says i do not have permission to it?? Thank you

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Boot with a disk like <a href=”http://www.knoppix.org”>Knoppix </a>or <a href=”http://www.ubcd4win.com”>Ubcd4win</a>. Either of these should give you access to the folders and the possibility of being able to delete the data.

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