Cannot open password protected user folder inwin xp

Hello,

I am attempting to copy data off a Dell laptop hard dirve that I have removed and connected via a usb adapter to another pc. I want to pull the data off a user's folder under documents and settings in win xp pro. When I try to open the folder (Elizabeth) acces is denied my documents in not accessible. I do know that shes has a windows log on password. The laptop is dead and I want to recover her files to copy to another machine.
Suggestions.
Thanks to all
Tom
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top_rungCommented:
Have you taken ownership of the files?
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top_rungCommented:
If you haven't, here are the steps to take...

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421

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TapostolAuthor Commented:
Thanks,
That did it.
Tom
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