Win xp os hard drive connected externally to win 7 Tags: Configuration Hard Drives Windows XP Windows 7 Last response: July 7, 2012 12:32 AM in Windows 7 Share mtacomp June 29, 2012 9:33:57 PM Hello, I have attached my older 100 Gig SATA HD, Win XP into an External enclosure, I am the admin why are my files are under lockdown when opening it in win 7 I have tried permissions? More about : win hard drive connected externally win nhasian a b $ Windows 7 June 29, 2012 11:36:52 PM what do you mean they are under lockdown? did you encrypt the drive somehow with truecrypt or bitlocker? m 0 l mtacomp July 7, 2012 12:32:50 AM No, no encryption routines, however I suspect but not certain that Norton may prevent me seeing the files because of past Malware activity on that drive? One other fact is that other loggers in that drive can access their files, but not the admin? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Win xp os hard drive connected externally to win 7 Forum My 500GB Seagate hard drive has an OS( win7) installed in it , after connecting to another pc it is not read it does spin Forum SolvedCan I boot and run my Win7 OS drive from an external HDD? Forum SolvedCan I use Ubuntu as my main OS but and use Win 7 on a different hard drive? Forum SolvedI have 2 disks one is with win7& other contains no os just 2 partitions are there. How can i connect both hard disks in 1 pc? Forum Solvednew pc old hard drive reformat from xp to win 7 pro Forum winxp hard drive was slave to win 7 os Forum SolvedUSB External Hard drive (WDPassport) Recovery - Freezing Win7/explorer when plugged in and crashing recuva Forum SolvedCan\'t access hard drive with Win XP on Win 7--\ Forum computer dell optiplex gx280 won't recognize external hard drive after win 7 update Forum Old hard drive as slave with OS installed Win XP Home Forum How to format hard disk and change the os from win 7 to xp Forum How to get USB external hard drive to work in Win 7 Forum SolvedHow do I back up my Win7 op systm to my external hard drive Forum Can I install an existing xp pro bootable hard drive along side win7 hard drive? Forum Hard Drive Transfer (XP to Win 7) Forum Connect Sony HC30E to win 7/transfer mini dv tapes to hard drive Forum win 7 won't read iomega external hard drive Forum does xp install mess up win7 on same hard drive? Forum install win7 on external hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !