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Forced file removal

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Is anyone aware of a way of forcing Windows to remove a file?
I've just installed a new SSD and I'm using the old HDD as a general storage (SSD being 60GB with Windows 7 64bit)

On the old HDD is the Windows, Users and Program files sub folders I need to get rid of.
Unfortunately each are locked and can't be removed (Windows is locked by TrustedInstaller and the others by System). Is there any way of forcing the removal of the files etc?

Don't have enough backup space for the other files on the drive at the moment so I can't do a full reinstall, plus the new OS is linked to them.
Any ideas?
I have tried DOS, removal through Safe Mode and By passing the recycle bin but still won't let me remove it...

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