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Windows 7: Can't access a drive which was edited before by Vista user permissions

11 Sep 2010   #1

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Can't access a drive which was edited before by Vista user permissions


I have 4 partitions c:, d:, e:, f:
Since today I was using Windows Vista but today I formatted my c: drive and installed Windows 7.

And now I can not access my d: drive with Windows 7
When I was using Vista I remember I edit some drives user permissions to be not accessed from other users and people on the network.

I am not sure If the problem is because of that right now?
I booted my laptop with Avtive@ Boot Disk which is a live CD and I can access and browse my D: drive with it.

But Windows 7 tells me Location is not available. E:\ is not accessible. Access is denied.

I am also attaching 3 pictures to show how it looks like..

Thank you for you time and help!

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11 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Well now you have to reset the permissions.
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11 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

I think E:\s probleme it is a lojic drive

also why do you have your drive partitioned?
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12 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7


A friend of mine suggested to boot on safe mode and change user permissions. It didn't work exactly but at least allowed me to browse my drive when I booted Windows normaly. Still it didn't want to change permissions but I replaced the ownership with my current user and so changed permissions.

Thank you for your comments,
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