<<Not sure why I received no response.>>
Possible reasons...it's a weekend and member visitations seem to decrease on parts of such...Saturday is a pretty busy day for anyone with family, job, or a normal life, IMO
<<I discovered that most directories in the profile areas were unaccessable, "access denied" errors...>>
That can be overcome by taking ownership of the files which came from a different system.
How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421
The folks in the Am I Infected forum...can help you determine if you are infected. I would be very reluctant to move files from a drive I suspected was infected.
I'll move your post to AII.