Accessing protected files?

By cooljjay
Mar 7, 2008
  1. Ok, I sold my laptop but kept the harddrive. I bought a new laptop with no hard drive, old hard drive was ide, new laptop sata. Bought external hdd cable, booted to old harddrive blue screen of death. The problem: I am looking for a way to access my files on the old hard drive through the new drives xp install?? I had the old hdd password protected so when i open the files it says access denied. I am using xp home now and can't change the security settings. Does anyone know of a program or way for me to recover the files off the old harddrive??
  2. cooljjay

    cooljjay TS Rookie Topic Starter

    never mind all, found out i had to create a network and then the tab appears. only in windows
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