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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.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

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
The go to the folder and change the permissions
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