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Windows XP Password Login

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by phil3333, Nov 20, 2006.

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  1. phil3333

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    My PC is fitted with a SATA drive & recently the bios lost the ability to recognize the drive when booting to windows this has happened once before).
    Recovered the operating system OK now.
    Previously I had a password logon to win XP.
    Now I have a "old disk structure" pre reinstall BUT as I password protected the old disc / "my documents" I do not have permission to view these areas of the disc.
    There are many files I would like to recover from "my docs" if possible.
    I know the password used BUT my computer now will have a different identity to before.
    Is there any way to recover these files or unlock the password protection on them to view ??
    I have plenty of disk space so the old files should not overwritten.
    I have tried software called File recovery from PC tools research without much success.

    Can anyone help please ??
    Many thanks
    Phil
     
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