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Windows 7: Cannot access files and folders after moving to a new user account

12 Jun 2014   #1
cloud369

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
Cannot access files and folders after moving to a new user account

My previous user account became corrupt and so I created a new one and moved all of my data to the new user account. But like the title says I canít access any folders. I canít even access My Computer or even the Control Panel. It keeps saying I donít have the appropriate permissions to access these folders and paths. Iíve tried changing ownership and Iíve tried changing permissions to the new user account. So now I have no idea what to do.
Does anyone have any ideas?


When I go into safe mode, I am able to open my files and folders. I've also tried disabling all services and startup programs and still have the problem. I've also installed Malwarebytes and did a complete scan of that.

Update:
So I tried creating a new user account with admin privileges. At first it seemed to work but after I finished transferring all of the data from the old user account I got the same problem and now I can't access and folders. It still says I don't have a appropriate permissions.




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12 Jun 2014   #2
Arc

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Take ownership of the files and folders?
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Dont run Take Ownership on the entire C drive or on any system elements without consulting with the experienced members of the forum. That might be fatal.
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12 Jun 2014   #3
cloud369

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Take ownership of the files and folders?
Take Ownership Shortcut

warning   Warning
Dont run Take Ownership on the entire C drive or on any system elements without consulting with the experienced members of the forum. That might be fatal.
Unfortunately, this does not work and I still get the same error.
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13 Jun 2014   #4
cloud369

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

I'm usually pretty good at solving my own computer problems but this one has me confused.

I'm wondering if this problem has something to do with copying over my data from the old user account. But I don't know what files I should be looking at.
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