Access is denied on a folder on local drive after computer crash

cnl83 used Ask the Experts™
I have a computer that crashed, or would not boot up. I took the hard drive out and put it in an enclosure. I can access every folder on this drive except the user's folder with all the data I need.

I get Access is denied. I don't see a security tab on this folder properties. I have run chkdsk on the drive and that did not resolve it.

any ideas?
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I forgot I need to be in safe mode to get the security tab in xp. Im going to try and take ownership.
Check if the simple file sharing is enabled for the folder, if it ahs been enabled then it wont display the Security tab.Also check if the drive belong to NTFS filesystem.

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