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Old 05-28-2008, 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by dinosr View Post
i'm working on a freinds pc that crashed cause he's using vista.
on my pc i have XP. when i try to access the user files on his hard drive that i pluged on mine to copy and put back when the reinstall is done, i get an error message saying i dont have access to these files... how can i gain acess to them so i can save his picture music and movies to put them back later! I hope you can help cause this could be a big probleme for saving data off a system that wont boot anymore!
Take ownership of the files, here's a link that explains how to do it...

How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP

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