Take ownership of the file or folder in Windows
Step 1: Select the file or folder you want to take ownership and right-click it to select Properties from context menu.
Step 2: Select the Security tab and click Advanced button. Then click Change. If you are asked to give confirmation or administrator password, then provide confirmation or type the password.
Step 3: Type the name of the person whom you want to give ownership to, and click Check Names.
Step 4: Click OK. If you want this person to be the owner of the folders and files that are stored in this folder, select check box of Replace owner on subcontainers and objects.
Step 5: Click OK.