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Cannot transfer files from XP drive to Vista drive

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I am trying to transfer documents, and personal files for a friend who has
just recently purchased an HP Compaq Windows Vista Home Premium Computer. I
installed the XP hard drive into the Vista PC as a slave with the Vista hard
drive being the master. I set full access for the user who is an
administrator by the way for both drives. When I try to do anything with
this, I can view all the files from the XP hard drive, but I cannot delete,
modify, or transfer between the 2 hard drives.

I'm sure the answer is simple but it eludes me.

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Put the slave drive back where it came from (ie back in to the XP PC). Copy the document files and any other user-created files to either a USB thumb-drive, a CD, or a DVD (depending on how much space they occupy). Now put the thumb-drive or CD/DVD on to the Vista PC and transfer them on to it's hard drive.

Edited by pip22, 21 October 2007 - 12:44 PM.

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