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Folder in XP Pro is "not accessible - Access is denied"

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November 1, 2004 4:44:41 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

I just recently upgraded to XP and when I tried to open certain folders I
get the following message:
"not accessible - Access is denied"

Is there a easy way to be able to access all folders on your computer
without getting the above message?



Thanks,



Charlie
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November 1, 2004 10:58:52 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

Hi

Please see if the following helps:

"How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP"
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308421&Product=winxp

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"Charlie" <oil_driller@msn.com> wrote in message
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>I just recently upgraded to XP and when I tried to open certain folders I
> get the following message:
> "not accessible - Access is denied"
>
> Is there a easy way to be able to access all folders on your computer
> without getting the above message?
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> Charlie
November 1, 2004 10:58:53 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

Thanks Will,

It worked!


"Will Denny" <willdenny@mvps.org> wrote in message
news:%23XTcki%23vEHA.1984@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> Hi
>
> Please see if the following helps:
>
> "How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP"
>
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308421&Product=winxp
>
> --
>
> Will Denny
> MS-MVP - Windows Shell/User
> Please reply to the News Groups
>
>
> "Charlie" <oil_driller@msn.com> wrote in message
> news:%23qE7ha%23vEHA.1524@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> >I just recently upgraded to XP and when I tried to open certain folders I
> > get the following message:
> > "not accessible - Access is denied"
> >
> > Is there a easy way to be able to access all folders on your computer
> > without getting the above message?
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> >
> >
> > Charlie
>
>
Anonymous
November 1, 2004 11:29:54 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

You're welcome - glad your problem is sorted.

--

Will Denny
MS-MVP - Windows Shell/User
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"Charlie" <oil_driller@msn.com> wrote in message
news:efYVuu%23vEHA.2012@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> Thanks Will,
>
> It worked!
>
>
> "Will Denny" <willdenny@mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:%23XTcki%23vEHA.1984@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>> Hi
>>
>> Please see if the following helps:
>>
>> "How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP"
>>
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308421&Product=winxp
>>
>> --
>>
>> Will Denny
>> MS-MVP - Windows Shell/User
>> Please reply to the News Groups
>>
>>
>> "Charlie" <oil_driller@msn.com> wrote in message
>> news:%23qE7ha%23vEHA.1524@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
>> >I just recently upgraded to XP and when I tried to open certain folders
>> >I
>> > get the following message:
>> > "not accessible - Access is denied"
>> >
>> > Is there a easy way to be able to access all folders on your computer
>> > without getting the above message?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Charlie
>>
>>
>
>
!