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Posted on 2003-10-21
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I recently upgraded my system board and video card. I was running XPsp1 on a 20GB drive. When I attempted to load this OS from this drive on my new components it would get half way through loading then restart no matter which mode I chose. Guessing this had something to do with the activation of Windows and the OS knowing the hardware wasn't the same, I purchased a new 80GB drive put a fresh install on this drive and intended to transfer the needed data from the old drive as a slave (I couldn't just use the old components as I no longer have them). This worked fine with the all users folders but i had no luck on the my personal folder which was a password protected account. Access is denied, there's no prompt for a password. Anyone know a workaround?
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Try the following

HOW TO: Take Ownership of a File or Folder in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308421&sd=tech

HOW TO: Set, View, Change, or Remove File and Folder Permissions in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308418
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by:sirjulio
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CrazyOne,
Once again you're a f%$#in legend

Hit the nail on the head

Jules
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