Posted 04 March 2012 - 11:31 AM
When you password protect a file on windows it records the SID of the user. This is a number which is randomly generated and is unique for each user so creating a user with the same name will not work. What you can do is take ownership of the file with the new account which will then allow you to access the files. Look at this article HERE
for detailed instructions.
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.