Adminstrator locked out of drive; can't take ownership.

Okay so I'm pretty much stuck here. I wanted to give another account admin privileges yet at the same time deny them access to a certain drive, so I tried to be a smartass by creating a new profile for my main user (also an admin), allow it full access, and deny full access to all adminstrators. That didn't workout, I'm now locked out from the drive, Access Denied, from all users, including Adminstrator on safe mode, and my main user anywhere. I can't even take ownership from anywhere as well. I checked that admins can take ownership, there's no problem with that. Any ideas?
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  1. maged918 said:
    Okay so I'm pretty much stuck here. I wanted to give another account admin privileges yet at the same time deny them access to a certain drive, so I tried to be a smartass by creating a new profile for my main user (also an admin), allow it full access, and deny full access to all adminstrators. That didn't workout, I'm now locked out from the drive, Access Denied, from all users, including Adminstrator on safe mode, and my main user anywhere. I can't even take ownership from anywhere as well. I checked that admins can take ownership, there's no problem with that. Any ideas?

    You could try a safe mode windows restore to prior to making changes.
  2. I really wish I could, but for some odd reason I found no restore points at all.. Must've turned off system restore one day :/
  3. maged918 said:
    I really wish I could, but for some odd reason I found no restore points at all.. Must've turned off system restore one day :/

    then you will have to look at your XP recovery options or reinstall.
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