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jant

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Hi
I've just reinstalled windows XP after having some problems with it. And I kept my folders (My Documents).
When I did the reinstall I just put windows over the old installation. I also used the same credentials when installing.

My problem is that I get access denied when i try to open my old folder.

Does anyone have a suggestion how to solve this.

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JanT

Edited by jant, 11 June 2005 - 02:30 AM.

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ControlSet00x

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is it just one folder you can't access? what's in it?
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You could try taking ownership of your My Documents Folder, see Microsoft

If this doesn't work you may have to boot the computer with a Knoppix CD and copy the files you need to a CD or even floppies if they'll fit.
Knoppix is a version of Linux that you can get from Here

Edited by Les1451, 11 June 2005 - 04:18 AM.

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Hmm, i'm not quite sure on that one...perhaps you could google it why i figure it out.

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jant

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Thank you for your reply's

I used the Take ownership function and that solved my problem.

Thanks

JanT
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Glad it worked out for you.
Thanks for letting us know.
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