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Help Accesing Old User Documents & Settings?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by leonardsix, Mar 14, 2006.

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  1. leonardsix

    leonardsix Thread Starter

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    I recently replaced my motherboard which because my new one is a different chipset than my old one, required me to repair my windows install. Rather than do that and possibly lose a bunch of stuff in My Documents folder and my extensive Favorites I opted to just do a new install on another partition. So far everything has worked fine but when I tried to get into my old Admin files in my "Documents & Settings" Folder it gave me a red x and said Access Denied.

    Anyone know how I get around this and into this folder?
     
  2. jmwills

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    Google for "Take Ownership of Files". It's an easy fix.
     
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