Windows XP MCE and XP HE

By Junliqs ยท 4 replies
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: 10,742   +421

  5. Junliqs

    Junliqs TS Rookie Topic Starter

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