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Administrator Permission Changes

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by ThinkDrago, May 6, 2010.

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  1. ThinkDrago

    ThinkDrago Thread Starter

    May 6, 2010
    I am trying to copy files from my laptop harddrive (Windows XP) to my desktop (Windows 7). The laptop crashed but I have the files and is connected via USB. I can see all the files but when I try to remove the Read Only option so I can manipulate the files I get the error, "You will need to provide administrator permission to change these attributes." How do I do this so I can access and move the data?
  2. antech

    antech Banned

    Feb 23, 2010
    Are both the accounts admin's?
    The one on windows 7 as well as XP
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