Re: RECOVERY OF ENCRYPTED DATA
From: Shenan Stanley (newshelper_at_gmail.com)
Date: Mon, 9 May 2005 03:23:12 -0500
> After the installation of a new hard disk I had to reinstal Office XP
> HOME. Reinstalling it I created two new users, and tried to import old
> data in the two new profiles.
> a) not protected data- no problem at all
> b) protected data- I cannot open it.
> What can I do? I still have a copy of my olt hard disk with all the
> data in it, but I cannot open it
Encrypted... Or just "Access Denied".. Unclear...
(You use the word "encrypted", but never really mention EFS.. And you do
mention HOME edition XP, although you throw the word OFFICE in there as
well, so that confuses matters more.)
As long as EFS is not involved:
How to Take Ownership of a File or Folder in Windows XP
How to disable simplified sharing & set permissions
on a shared folder in Windows XP
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