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    Smile windows 7 folder icon lock

    HP win 7 SP 1 2yr old Desktop
    Just went thru a difficult reinstall that let me with more ?'s.
    Under c/ users i noticed locks on the folder icons. Searched the net for solutions & found that it comes under security settings,a subject that I have no experience.

    I need advice on how to get rid of the locks,please.

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    Here's an easy and clear explanation of how to do it:
    Remove the Lock Icon from a Folder in Windows 7, 8, or 10
    Lugh.
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