Delete File in System Volume Information

I had a hardware failure last week, which resulted in a new installation of Windows 7. However I'm left with a 220GB file in system volume information on a storage drive.

I'd like to delete it, but I don't have permission, nor do I seem to be able to give myself permission to do it.

It's likely the result of a previous backup - however I have subsequently changed my backup procedure and I'm absolutely sure that this does not contain any data that I would like preserved.

Given that it's such a large file, I want it gone.

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Last updated February 27, 2018 Views 1,649 Applies to:
Go to System Potection and turn off System restore on that drive....
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