Can't Move Files From Slave Hard Disk

By micro686
Nov 13, 2005
  1. i removed a hard disk from my old pc,as the processor had blown,and i have windows xp pro installed,the user account i used was passworded,so when i try to access my files on the slave h/d is doesnt allow me to open the folder or access these files.....i need i must get to these files,i tried using the hard drive as my master it dosent allow me to use it as the master h/d is anyway to remove this protection as i need these files!

    any help appreciated

  2. Sharam

    Sharam TS Rookie Posts: 509

    Well, you have this option, on the system you are using right now, after shut down, disconnect the hard drive (from the working system, just unplug power and data cables) change your old hard drive jumpers to Master and connect the cables you disconnected to your old drive (you can just sit the drive on something instead of installing it in the bay) and follow:

    How to: Repair Windows XP/2000 if you are unable to boot into Windows .

    After you do the recovery, back up your data, disconnect the old hard drive; re connect the other drive back up.
  3. Sharam

    Sharam TS Rookie Posts: 509

    Forgot to say:

    You can start from step 2.
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