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"NEW" HDD and no My Documents :(

By HitmanAngel2k3
Jul 11, 2005
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  1. So, i've built a new PC and tried to use a HDD from old pc, that HDD is 80 GB Western Digital, and it won't boot up from it. So i went to best buy and bought a new one and reinstalled Windows XP, and hooked up Western Digital as a slave, but now i cannot find any of my "my document" files. Can anyone explain where can i find them manually or how could i fix the problem? Thank you in advance.
  2. F4Rid

    F4Rid TS Rookie

    did you try looking on *:/documents and settings/your old profile name/my documents/

    it should be there.

    *whatever the drive letter on the western digital is now.
  3. HitmanAngel2k3

    HitmanAngel2k3 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 107

    Duh!!! lol didn't even think about it lmao thanks for the advice lol :grinthumb
  4. HitmanAngel2k3

    HitmanAngel2k3 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 107

    tried going into my old profile...and it says "Acess Denied"...what cud be going on there?
  5. F4Rid

    F4Rid TS Rookie

    right click on the folder and click on properties. in the properties window click select the security tab and then click on the advanced tab. in the advanced window click on owner and select your profile name and check the replace owner on subdirectories and objects and click ok. that should do it, giving you access to change the security options and give yourself access.
  6. HitmanAngel2k3

    HitmanAngel2k3 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 107

    thank you once again :) will try that and let know on progress :)
  7. HitmanAngel2k3

    HitmanAngel2k3 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 107

    i've tried doing that...and it lets me get into "documents and settings" folder, but not into "my documents"...what else could i do?
  8. HitmanAngel2k3

    HitmanAngel2k3 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 107

    anyone
    -=BUMP=-
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