folder denied

Posted on 2009-02-10
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I have XP Pro and I am trying to access 3 folders with strange names (like /9b6082e5a8ed147f7569be06) on my second hardrive and it said that access denied. I am not sure why because I have administrator right.
Question by:netdoc01
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ID: 23607690
Hi there,

Could it be a folder that was created under a different OS on the second drive?

Another explanation could be that it is a corrupt folder on the drive.

Do you know what is inside the folders??

Author Comment

ID: 23607711
My second HD only contains data. My first HD has XP Pro on it. I do not know what inside those folders, that is why I want to open them. I just noticed them recently. Thx
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frostburn earned 2000 total points
ID: 23607728
What if you try right clicking on them and selecting properties,
Then check the security settings.
Take ownership of the folders if you can and then you should be able to open them and set Full Access permission.

Hope that works.

Author Comment

ID: 23608348
I just deleted them. Thx

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