troubleshooting Question

Windows 8.1 install, xp drive unable to access documents & settings folder

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I installed Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8 upgraded to WIndows 8.1 Pro on a Workstation with Windows XP installed.  I performed a Custom/Advanced not an upgrade.  What happened is it has created kind of a dual boot, Windows 8.1 and Previous version of Windows.  It did not create a Windows.old or migrate the user in documents and settings to the Users folders.  I cannot see Documents and Settings but I know it is there but I receive Access Denied. If I boot to the Previous version of Windows I receive a Console Recovery Window, I log in a Administrator but when I access Documents and Settings I receive Access Denied again.

I have tried to change attributes with the Attrib command, access denied.

Anyone had this issue before and know a solution?

thanks,
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