Accessing old hard drive


F

Frank

My laptop power went out and I removed the hard drive and
made it a slave drive on my desktop computer. Both are
running Windows XP, but I cannot access several folders.
I get the message "access denied". What do I need to do.

Thanks
 
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C

Carey Frisch [MVP]

This article describes how to take ownership of a file or folder
(non-encrypted) to which you have been denied access:

HOW TO: Take Ownership of a File or Folder in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308421


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Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User

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| My laptop power went out and I removed the hard drive and
| made it a slave drive on my desktop computer. Both are
| running Windows XP, but I cannot access several folders.
| I get the message "access denied". What do I need to do.
|
| Thanks
 

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