troubleshooting Question

Cannot Access My Documents Folder in Vista

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Gregg BrookeFlag for United States of America asked on
Windows OSWindows Vista
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Just installed Vista Ultimate on my box. Had the Vista Beta on there before. Used Windows Easy Transfer to get stuff off of the computer and store the data in a file on the network. Installed Vista and used Windows Easy Transfer to put everything back on the computer. That seemed to work quite well.

The problem is now when I try to go to My Documents, I get this:

C:\Users\Administrator\My Documents is not accessible. Access is denied.

I am Administrator. Not only that, I am the Domain Administrator. Why do I not have access? Is this a SID issue? If so, why didn't the Easy Transfer utility take that into consideration? I tried changing permissions but that didn't work. Got a string of error messages saying "Access is denied." Any ideas how to override/get past this?


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