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sivbala14

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i'm using a 512mb, 2.5ghz compaq presario
my problem is that, i did a system recovery because when i opened internet explorer nothig was loading. so after i did system recovery when it started the only thing that was on my desktop was IE and recycle bin. It said "click ok to close active desktop html". i tried going in safe mode and security and giving permission, and that allowed me to access c://documentsandsettings/Owner/desktop but it didn't allow me to access sub folders in it or any of my documents. it says cant access document for everythig under Owner. i tried many thigs and these documents are very important to me so please some1 help. thank you.
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wannabe1

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Hi sivbala14...

Try Taking Ownership of the folder. If you have XP Home installed, you will have to do this from the Safe Mode Administrator account.

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i have taken ownership and its working fine now, i can access folders etc., thank you wannabe. but i'm having problems with my sound system, cause wen i recovered it said trying to install my sound devices and it said it may affect comp in future so its recommended i stop installation so i did. any1 know how i can re install my sound devices?
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