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Windows 7: Taking "Ownership" of old HD - "You currently don't have permission...

02 Feb 2012   #11
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Synaptic Sam View Post
AFAIK the files aren't encrypted but I did have a login/pass to get into the OS at startup. Those are separate things, right?
Are you able to do what I suggested above (click on the link)?
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03 Feb 2012   #12
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

If they aren't encrypted then follow the instructions for adding the Take Ownership entry to your right click context menu. It says for Vista but is also valid for Windows 7. Then right click on the drive and select Take Ownership. That should do the trick.
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