Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.security_admin (More info?
Try the following:
Start in secure mode with Network (F8)
Login as Administrator (good chance the password is empty!)
Now you can change the ownership of the files (and also clean out the old
> I reinstalled the xp professional on my computer and some folders that where
> in a different partition of my HD are not accessible anymore (they were
> proctected by on the previous installation). Is there anyway to change the
> permission rights of these folders?
> Thanks in advance,