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Windows 7: I changed permissions of a drive but now 'drive is not accessible'

07 May 2013   #21
tomskii

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Ah this is the thing I mentioned in a previous post: the security tab is no more...

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07 May 2013   #22
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

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07 May 2013   #23
tomskii

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium so had to opt for option 1 the download which I did. Still no security tab for my D drive though - exactly the same as before.
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07 May 2013   #24
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Did you restart after you did Option 1 ?
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07 May 2013   #25
tomskii

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Yes I did.
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07 May 2013   #26
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

I believe we should do a reinstall.


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On an explorer window click on Tools then Folder Options... On the folder options window click on the View tab.

Is there a check next to " use simple file sharing (Recommended) " should be towards the bottom.
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07 May 2013   #27
tomskii

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Sorry - a reinstall of what? Windows?
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07 May 2013   #28
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Yes if we can't get the access back to Drive D .

Have you tried doing a System Restore to the day before you lost access to the D drive ?
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07 May 2013   #29
tomskii

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Yes I did that after my first post in the thread but it didn't work cos it could not access a file

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Thanks Dude. I've now tried that but System Restore did not complete successfully because it could not access a file. So I disabled antivirus as instructed and tried again - still didn't Restore. I then went back to an earlier restore point but this still didn't Restore. The unspecified error is (0x80070005) if that means anything...
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07 May 2013   #30
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Lets see if there is a check next to Use simple file sharing (Recommended)


Open an explorer window click on Tools then Folder Options... On the folder options window click on the View tab.

Is there a check next to " use simple file sharing (Recommended) " should be towards the bottom.
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