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IDE HDD Permission for files

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November 22, 2010 9:26:34 PM

Hi,

I have a friends IDE HDD that need files off it asap. The mobo in their pc failed but in the mean time they need to access files.

I used an enclosure to access most of the files needed. This was in the directory of my documents/user then a folder. These files needed me to change the permission of the files, then they were accessible.

In that directory, the folder desktop has files they need also. When I open this folder, I can see the files but have not got permission to view, edit or copy the files.

Is there anyway I will be able to get these files off the HDD?

I only have a laptop at the moment so I can not put the HDD into a working pc. The laptop is running windows 7 and the hdd came out of a computer running xp.


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November 23, 2010 1:46:21 AM

You might find it difficult getting an answer to your question here, since we can't verify your ownership or authority to access those files.
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November 23, 2010 6:40:18 AM

Oh ok, sorry didn't even think of it like that. I am sure if someone was doing it with a bad intention, they would probably know how to do it anyway.

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