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06 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Oops... that was stupid.


So I'm playing around with my two partitions on my drive on my Windows 7 Professional x64 machine. One specifically for Windows files and installed applications, the other for all my personal junk.

I right click the second partition ( D: ) and I go to Properties/Security and I decide to lock everyone out except my user.

...well...I was dumb and I chose Administrators too. And I overlooked that "Authorized Users" one and locked that out too.

So now I got a D: not accessible by anyone with all my important data on it. Man I'm an idiot. What should I do?

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06 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Have you tried System Restore?
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06 Apr 2011   #3

win 7 pro 64bit

have you tried taking the ownership of the drive?
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