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[Solved] Windows wont let me in

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by benmp3master2, Jan 19, 2003.

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  1. benmp3master2

    benmp3master2 Thread Starter

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    I have messed up my windows xp configuration. I installed a second hard drive and installed windows on it. Now using my computer I can not get into my files says access denied. Any help would be appreciated. I made the second hard drive the master and the messed up one the slave. All I wanted to do was copy some files that were on my desktop. I am trying to get into my folder that was for my username.

    Thanks
     
  2. Dan O

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    Is NTFS used on the old drive?

    If so I recommend you boot using the old drive and change the file permissions giving Everyone full access.
     
  3. benmp3master2

    benmp3master2 Thread Starter

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    I did use NTFS on the drive, however that drive will not boot. I did get my files back. I used ghost to make an image of the old drive onto the new one, then using the Ghost image exploere i extracted the files I needed. Thanks for the help though
     
  4. Dan O

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    Good thinking! Thanks for letting us know.
     
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