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

07 May 2013   #31
tomskii

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I can't see that just 'Use Sharing Wizard' but it's selected.

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07 May 2013   #32
VistaKing

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

Lets try this

Open an elevated command prompt once again.

type the command below

CACLS D: /e /p %USERNAME%:f


Note   Note
%USERNAME% is the account you want to give permission to



Take a look at this link below

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...cy-backup.html

That is if you need to back things up from the D:\ drive and reinstall Windows .
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08 May 2013   #33
tomskii

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I'm going to reinstall Windows - its about time the PC had a new start so this seems a good opportunity.

Thanks very much for all your help VistaKing.
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08 May 2013   #34
VistaKing

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

You're welcome. Let us know how it goes.
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09 May 2013   #35
tomskii

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Ok so I've reinstalled windows but now the D drive isn't even visible when I open windows explorer. Argh!
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09 May 2013   #36
VistaKing

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

Might be missing the driver for the chipset its plugged into . Does it show up in the BIOS ?
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09 May 2013   #37
tomskii

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Hmm. Haven't checked that - wouldn't be on my radar to be honest! I've got an Asus Intel X58 Chipset Support DVD that came with the PC. Should I be running that?
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09 May 2013   #38
VistaKing

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

Get the drivers from the Asus website not the disc . The disc has old drivers website has more updated than the disc .

What is the motherboard model ?
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09 May 2013   #39
tomskii

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Its the P6T
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09 May 2013   #40
VistaKing

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

Lets see what BIOS version you're running


Open up command prompt by clicking on type CMD inside Search programs and files . Press [ENTER]

In command prompt enter the following


systeminfo | find "BIOS Version:"


Note   Note

The | pipe symbol can be found using SHIFT + \ (just above the [ENTER] key)
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