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Unable to acces folder on Bakup Partition


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#1 Bobang

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Posted 25 June 2010 - 04:44 AM

I am using a dual boot configuration Windows XP Professional and Vista Ultimate on another partition. I have a third partition D: which is a storage and back up partition. On this I have a folder that contains all my downloads which was accessible from both systems.

I have been fiddling with the permissions of the download folder as I want to access it also from another computer using Windows 7 on my network. This "sharing business" did not succeed.

However, I am now unable to access the download folder from XP and it shows the download folder as empty and double clicking on it gives an access denial message.

Any idea how I can reinstate and be able to access this folder from Windows XP as before?

Thanks for any tips in this direction...

Edited by Bobang, 25 June 2010 - 04:45 AM.

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#2 zalonen

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Posted 25 June 2010 - 05:09 AM

You can always format it to FAT32 (first backup your files of course) and let it be that way, as its just download folder...




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