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Re-installed Windows Xp on new HDD

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April 30, 2005 5:36:03 AM

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I have had to re-install Windows Xp Home on a another hdd, due to Software
meltdown. My problem is: i cant access my Documents and Settings folder off
my old disk.
when i click on the user name folder it says: Access Denied.

But i know theres 10gig in that folder. how can i get my docs back??

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Anonymous
April 30, 2005 12:26:35 PM

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

As a local administrator you can take ownership.
Explorer|"folder"|File|Properties|Security|Advanced|Owner and take
ownership.

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"Nathan" wrote:
|I have had to re-install Windows Xp Home on a another hdd, due to Software
| meltdown. My problem is: i cant access my Documents and Settings folder
off
| my old disk.
| when i click on the user name folder it says: Access Denied.
|
| But i know theres 10gig in that folder. how can i get my docs back??
|
|
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