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What can't I open many folders under "documents and setting"

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Why are so many system folders unaccessible to me, under Vista, even though I am administrator?  On XP I would have no problem in accessing them.
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A lot of them are junctions (hard links) to the real folders, and for some reason won't open properly.  Maybe they're just intended for internal system access.
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A number of these are folders in Profiles that we need access to.
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'Documents and Settings' does not exist in Vista.

Do you mean the Users folder?

You need to 'take ownership' of it before you get 'rights' to access the file/folder.

The below website might be of help.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/67717-take-ownership-file.html

You must do it while in a administrator account.
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Thanks for the help.
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