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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

    Aug 15, 2006
    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


    Sep 14, 2006
    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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    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
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