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Windows 7: Problem with hard disk

14 Sep 2010   #1

7 Ultimate 64/XP 32bit/XP 64bit/Google OS
Problem with hard disk

I have a outer hard disk. I used it with win 7 and i butted on shar with admins only. Now i am using win xp and i can't get my folders or files open. Can somebody help??

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14 Sep 2010   #2
Orbital Shark


Hi pilliboy12,

You will need to change owner of the folders & files.

Try This tutorial and see if it helps

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