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Hey all,

Just wondering if someone could help me with an issue.

Firstly I had 2 hard-drives an 80gig master and a 200gig slave. The 200gig slave went ka-put.... So I bought a new 250 gig drive (ATA) and decided to make it a master and put my working 80gig as a slave.

I have installed windows xp on the new 250gig got everything working. But now I wish to copy the "documents and settings" folder from my 80gig to the new 250gig.

When I try accessing my folders it says access denied, and I am unable to access the folders on the 80gig (similar to when you try accessing another admin accounts documents).

Is there a way to get passed this?

I would like to transfer my documents/info/etc... to my new 250gig before I format my 80gig.

This may be confusing.. and I am sorry for that.

Thanks again.


Note: another quick question, my new 250gig is set as F:\ and my 80gig is set as C:\ and D:\ (partitioned).. Can I change the 250gig to C:\?

Edited by DFG, 21 August 2008 - 06:53 PM.

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To access those files and folder, you need to take ownership of those files. THIS guide should be able to help you do that. Just follow the steps exactly and you should be all set!

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