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Firstly, I had to reinstall Windows XP because of some tabsrv error thing...

Now that I have reintstalled it, I'm trying to access my old files and I can't. I can see the old folders from the previous OS, but when I try to click the one I need it says "access denied". Is it because those files are the administrator's (mine)? How can I get to them? Can I get that folder to become accesible by switching it to a limited account? How do I go about doing that in the current OS without having to log on to the preivous one?

Hopefully somebody can help. Thanks...
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Howdy and welcome to G2G:

You will need to Take Ownership of these old files/folders in order to access them..

Murray
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Thanks a whole lot Murray. I'll try that...

Howdy and welcome to G2G:

You will need to Take Ownership of these old files/folders in order to access them..

Murray


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