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Just Some Slight Help Here With Installing Old Hdd In New Computer


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#1 PC GEEK

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Posted 08 February 2008 - 02:47 AM

Well...finally my PSU in my old dell crapped out, but I don't use it that often anyways. However, I have some of MY music files, like stuff that I recorded, on the HDD....so, long story short, took the HDD out of the Dell (PATA) and put it into my newer machine on cable select...the HD works just fine, but my documents folder keeps saying access denied..can't copy, can't open!..it's probably because XP realizes it was from another build, but is there anyway to access that folder?....otherwise I'm going to have to go put it back in my Dell, pray that the PSU works while I transfer over my home network, and then go from there, but I'd like if at all possible, NOT to have to do that. Anywho "that's my story and I'm stickin to it" ha

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Posted 08 February 2008 - 04:35 AM

When you moved the HD to another computer Window$ saw that it came from somewhere else and locked you out, basically speaking. So it sounds like you need to take ownership of the folders, files, on the drive. HERE is a link telling you how to do it. You might have to do this in safe mode... :thumbsup:
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