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Accesing documents on other hard drive.

By enigmabunny
Mar 16, 2008
  1. hi i have put my dads hard drive into my pc as a slave drive so i can get pictures and music off it etc, when logged onto windows (on my drive) i can access his drive in my computer, but i cant access his documents as he had a password on his account, i knw the password etc, so is there a way i can enter this so i can access it? at the moment it just tells me "access denied". hope ive made sense?
     
  2. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,266   +92

    You probably just have to take ownership of the files. Read this...
     
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,315   +618

    do you intend to return his drive to hist system? if so, just do so without changing
    anything.

    you can get is documents using filesharing (ICS with a crossover cable would do)
     
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