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glendandavid

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Hi

I 'Cut' & 'Pasted' a couple of directories (with files) on my external hard drive.

I now get
G:\David\filename is not accessible
Access is Denied

No issues with other files that I have used 'copy/paste'

Windows XP

Any assistance would be great

Thanks

Edited by glendandavid, 29 April 2009 - 06:30 AM.

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dsenette

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sounds like you need to take ownership of the folder

follow These instructions and see if it changes things
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happyrock

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A folder is a container for either more folders or files. It can hold an endless amounts of folders and files, depending upon what hard drive disk space you have available.
Sometimes folders are called directories because this is what they were called in the old days when there was no Windows operating system. We used to have to change directories to get around, but now we just double click on a folder icon to enter to see its contents....
did you just move the folder to a different drive...

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glendandavid

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Hi

'Cut and paste' folder from one place on the drive to another place on same drive instead of 'copy and paste'

Will also try to 'take ownership' but I have tried that before but don't seem to get same tabs referenced for this

Thanks
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glendandavid

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Thanks

Obtained access and deleted the folders/files as they appeared to be corrupt.

Thanks
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happyrock

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your welcome...and thanks for letting us know...
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