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Unlocking Folders

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by naveen_venayak, Jul 11, 2006.

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  1. naveen_venayak

    naveen_venayak Thread Starter

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    Hi, I was recently having problems booting windows so I installed another copy over the previous one. But when I try to open my old documents, it does not let me, is there any way that I can open these folders?

    Thanks
     
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  3. naveen_venayak

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    I took ownership of the folder on my account, but some files are still locked and I can't move them into a new folder. Not sure what to do.
     
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    Did you encrypt these files?
     
  5. naveen_venayak

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    Nope, i just "made the files private" using window's system.
     
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    Any ideas?
     
  7. ozrom1e

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    Try logging in in Safe Mode and go into the administrator account and then try to access then that way. If you can and you have a floppy drive then save to floppies. If you can not then post back here we will try something else if possible.
     
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    I tried to do this but the files are still unaccessible. Not sure why since most of the other files in the folder were unlocked no problem.
     
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    Its strange because most of my MS Word files were unlocked fine, but there is 2 that weren't.

    Not sure why.
     
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