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Windows 7: Cannot take ownership of old HD files

21 Mar 2011   #1
Shakespeare

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 
Cannot take ownership of old HD files

Okay, so my old XP Laptop crashed. The Hard drives I believe are good, just the power supply, or the MB.

Anyway, I plugged the 3.5 Sata's up to my desktop to copy the files over, but I am hitting the infamous "Click to gain permanant access" - "You have been denied permission to access this folder".

I have tried changing ownership, but it wn't let me chnage it from original owner to me. I even got this cool registry key that would let you right click to change ownership, but no luck.

Any ideas?


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22 Mar 2011   #2
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Have you tried the manual way?

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