Slave Drive help

By steelth
Feb 19, 2010
  1. My friend built a new comp. and used his old hardrive as a slave drive.Basically so he could keep his old pics and music on it but it had 2 diff. acct.'s on it his and his wifes.It will only let him get into his wifes folder and not his anyone know why?
  2. hughva

    hughva TS Rookie Posts: 58

  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    It is recoverable unless the other account was passworded.
  4. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +184

    I believe taking ownership of a file/folder as hughva posted does just that, i.e. "take ownership" regardless of the original owner's Windows account userid or password.
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