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Cannot take ownership of new harddrive access denied

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August 13, 2012 6:37:30 PM

Just got a new harddrive. installed it fine. trying to format it so i can get to storing files in it but it doesnt let me take ownership of new harddrive. I also get this "access denied" messege. Any advice?
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August 13, 2012 6:52:36 PM

What OS are we talking about here?
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January 17, 2013 2:13:03 AM

I have the same Problem! Just added my old IDE Hard drive into my new PC (which was running a Serial ATA) It recognizes the drive, had to change boot sequence in BIOS but it recognized it. Now I changed all permissions and took ownership of the drive and it still wont let me in "Access Denied" it keeps saying. Currently running Windows 7 Ultimate 64x
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