RE: File access denied after XP reloading
From: lwquinn (lwquinn_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 12:39:06 -0700
Hi, I had the same error. Do you know where it originates?
I access my files by going to the old drive (or partiion) in this case the
C: drive and chosing >documents and settings>"my username_here" documents>my
on my system though, my user is an administrator which could be why I did
not get stonewalled.
I had a spare hard drive and reinstalled xp there. That made finding it
easier! Did you create a partition or just install a second OS?
> Hi All,
> I've backed myself into a corner, now I need to pick your brains to get
> out of it.
> OS is XP Home sp2. Stopped booting,with error message about missing
> Repair did not work, so I ended up reinstalling XP, but in another
> folder, as I didn't want to lose settings etc.
> So now I'm back working ok, but even logged in as admin., in
> "windows2", when I try to enter My Docs., etc on "windows1" it says
> "access denied". How do I get at "favourites, Docs etc on "windows1" I
> have heaps of genealogy files etc that I cant access.