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Windows 7: I can't open my harddisk on another computer !


06 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
I can't open my harddisk on another computer !

I'm using Windows 7 on my laptop and I have a Seagate 500Gb Portable HD.
I don't when this problem started and how ? Yesterday when i plugged in my Hard Disk on my friends Computer running Windows 7 ,the Harddisk din't opened.On clicking the Folder it said You don't have the permission to open the folder...

But when i plugged in my HD back on my laptop it worked perfectly.But the problem remains same whenever i plug in the drive in another PC/Laptop.

Help me out

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07 Jun 2012   #2

Windows 7 pro 64bit. (SP1)
 
 

when you connect HDD to your pc where you have access check your permissions on the HDD.
Properities and open security tab..
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07 Jun 2012   #3
Arc

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

As the folders are made with admin rights in your computer, it is rejecting to open in another one. What you need is to take ownership of the folders in the other computer.
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07 Jun 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vaidas3 View Post
when you connect HDD to your pc where you have access check your permissions on the HDD.
Properities and open security tab..
Well what steps should i perform ? Tell me the way or steps to be done ??
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07 Jun 2012   #5

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

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