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Hdd / Win XP Password lockout

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by avatar12m, 3 Aug 2006.

  1. avatar12m


    Joined: 2 Aug 2006

    Posts: 938

    Location: Elloughton, UK

    i have a hard drive that won't boot into windows and a passworded username after i put the hard drive in another machine to backup my docs folder it says access denied, is there a way to access the folder to backup all my important work?

  2. ns400r


    Joined: 23 Apr 2004

    Posts: 3,580

    Location: UK, Near the middle......

  3. bledd


    Joined: 21 Oct 2002

    Posts: 46,787

    Location: Parts Unknown

    turn off simple file sharing,

    go to the folder, right click , properties, security advanced, and take ownership of the folder and all sudfolders :)