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Windows 7: Windows.old folder access


27 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows.old folder access

I have recently got a bluescreen with my computer and fixed it after i reinstalled windows 7. I have the Windows.old folder and have tried to get the information in it back, but it says that i do not have permission to open it. I have almost 300GB in that folder that i would like back. I have gone to several different sections of the forums and didnt find any better place to put this thread. I would like to know how i can get these files back.

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27 Jun 2012   #2

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

What you need to do is take ownership of the folder go here and download the file there
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...menu-in-vista/
The go to the folder and change the permissions
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