Windows XP MCE and XP HE

By Junliqs
Jul 25, 2007
  1. Hey guys,

    My Windows XP Media Center Edition crashed (cannot boot up) and since my laptop did not come with the original Windows installer, I installed WIndows XP Home Edition (from my previous laptop) instead.

    My problem is I cannot access my personal folders/files which were created in my previous OS (XP MCE). It's always giving me Access Denied message.

    Thanks for all the help guys.
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415


    See here, its a webpage I threw together a while back just for this type of question.

  3. Junliqs

    Junliqs TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the quick response Ididmyc600. I checked but I don't have the simple file sharing button in windows explorer of windows xp home edition. Any other way to disable it? Thanks.
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

  5. Junliqs

    Junliqs TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks SNGX1275. I can now see my files. Problem solved! Best regards.
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