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Accessing My Documents on External Hard Drive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by cyborg939, Feb 8, 2007.

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  1. cyborg939

    cyborg939 Thread Starter

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    Ok, I just got a new external hard drive enclosure and a new hard drive to go inside it. I just removed the hard drive to put in a formerly working hard drive that used to be a master hard drive inside my system. I want to access the My Documents folder in the former hard drive and put them on my current hard drive so I can wipe the former hard drive and use it in my system. Does anyone know how I can access this My Documents folder? Every time I go to {Hard drive letter}/Documents and Settings/{User Name}/, it says that access is denied:mad: . How do I get around this message. (I already tried going to Properties and remove the "Read Only" check mark. Didn't work.) Could someone please help?
     
  2. dashdanw

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    log in as admin and not as your regular name, most likely the system thinks your a diff. user, see if u can change the filer permissions on the folders
     
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