Access denied when trying to recover files

By AlbertLionheart
Mar 25, 2008
  1. I have a laptop hard drive on which are some files to retrieve. The laptop is stone dead. OS was XP Pro SPII
    The drive is connected to a desktop machine and all files are accessible except the users files in the my documents folder.
    I have tried to unlock the folder's contents but get a message which shows the path and 'Access denied'
    Anyone any ideas?
  2. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,240   +92

  3. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 2,026

    Brilliant - problem solved! Thank you for your help with this!
  4. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,240   +92

    :) No problem, you're welcome.
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