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windows security issue

By ocnad
Nov 27, 2006
  1. I'm not sure if this is the right place for this post but here goes. A friend thinks she fried her laptop without saving hew research paper but the harddrive is still good. She bought it used from a friend "Dale" & changed her login user to "Tarren". I got a usb adapter & hooked her drive to my PC but the "Dale" folder under "doc & settngs" "is not accessible" "access is denied" everything else reads w/o problems any suggestions. I've tried making a login user for all names involved to no avail.
     
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415

    Hi

    You need to take ownership of the folders and files , I made a quick guide here, follow it and then you should be able to access it.

    Regards
     
  3. ocnad

    ocnad TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks

    That did the trick. I've searched the net for a while looking for the answer to this problem. I've got another friend with the same problem, can't wait to tell him. Thanks again.
     
  4. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415

    Your welcome, glad to help...

    Regards
     
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