Solved

Access Denied

Posted on 2009-07-11
4
135 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
Hello,

I am recovering data off a slaved drive. When I try to access some of the files I am getting a error that I do not have administrative privileges to access the folder. I right click on the folder and only have file sharing privileges. Does anyone know how I can get around this? I do not have a server OS to take ownership of the files. On my machine I am the administrator.

Thank you,

Alex
0
Comment
Question by:didra
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
selvol earned 500 total points
Comment Utility

 
Windows :
You must be logged on to the computer with an account which has administrative privileges.

If you use XP Home Edition, start the computer in safe mode and log on with an account that has Administrative rights to have access to the Security tab.

For XP Professional, you need to disable Simple File Sharing in order to see the Security tab.

To disable simple file sharing:

Click Start, click My Computer.

On the Tools menu, click Folder Options, click the View tab.

In the Advanced Settings section, clear the Use simple file sharing (Recommended) check box. Click OK.

To take ownership of a folder:

Right click the folder you want to take ownership of, then click properties.

Click the Security tab and click OK on the security message, (if one appears).

Click Advanced, click the Owner tab.

In the Name list, click your user name, or click Administrator if you are logged in as Administrator, or click the Administrators group.

If you want to take ownership of the contents of that folder, select the Replace owner on sub containers and objects check box.

Click OK, then click Yes when you receive the following message:

http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/Second-Internal-Drive-Not-Accessible-Access-Denied-t235757.html
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:ComputerTechie
Comment Utility
you could try a software like this  http://www.runtime.org/data-recovery-software.htm

CT
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:selvol
Comment Utility

Did you ever solve this?.
 
Selvol
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:didra
Comment Utility
This worked!!!! I was loosing my marbles. Guess I better get my Sybex XP Book out :)
0

Featured Post

6 Surprising Benefits of Threat Intelligence

All sorts of threat intelligence is available on the web. Intelligence you can learn from, and use to anticipate and prepare for future attacks.

Join & Write a Comment

Many of us in IT utilize a combination of roaming profiles and folder redirection to ensure user information carries over from one workstation to another; in my environment, it was to enable virtualization without needing a separate desktop for each…
Recently, I read that Microsoft has analysed statistics for their security intelligence report. It revealed: still, the clear majority of windows users do their daily work as administrator. An administrative account is a burden, security-wise. My ar…
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …

744 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now