Re: Administrator cannot access a directory

From: Bruce Chambers (bchambers@nospam.cableone.net)
Date: 10/11/02


From: "Bruce Chambers" <bchambers@nospam.cableone.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 07:04:31 -0600

Greetings --

HOW TO Take Ownership of a File or Folder in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q308421

HTH&GL,

Bruce Chambers
Microsoft MVP, Windows - Shell/User
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"James Barras" <james.barras@vtxnet.ch> wrote in message
news:ao5qn5$b4p30@news.vtx.ch...
> Hello everyone,
>
> I tried to install a harddisk on my computer. My computer is based on MS
> Windows XP Pro. There is a MS Windows XP Pro installation
> partition (NTFS) on the harddisk I tried to install. I wanted to access my
> old private "My documents" directory to copy it to my new one.
> Unfortunately, even logged on as administrator, it says "Access Denied". I
> tried to check off the "read-only" attribut on the directory
> but it doesn't work, it says "Access denied" even so. I'd like to get my
> files. Does anyone know how to make it up? I'm new to
> Windows XP.
>
>
> Thank you in advance for you time
>
>
> James Barras
>
>