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Windows 7: No access to my old data

28 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
No access to my old data


I've recently got my Win 7 installed on a (let's call it) G: disk. Before that i was using XP on a D: disk. Now when it's time to copy my data from the old disk (D: ), the problem appears. I've copied some of them files successfully, but some of them remain impossible to access. I've noticed quickly that i can't copy/move/do anything with all the files that belong to Documents and settings folder on my D:. Then I rebooted, went on XP and moved all the files which i need from D&S to a new folder on simple path D:\New folder. Then I've downloaded a single MP3 file and saved it in the same directory, and rebooted again on Win 7. Now I was able to move most of them files (no sure if all of them, im still copying and searching for the useful ones), but not the new MP3 file! (300MB+ mix) This MP3 file is just an example, im pretty sure that while trying to copy my old data i will face this problem many times. This is what the message says: "You need permission to perform this action. You require permission from the computer's administrator to make changes to this file".
I've tried to change Secure options of this specific file (just as i did with the eg. explorer.exe file while applying a custom theme) but it didnt help. Also downloaded "Take Control" application but didnt work either.
Any solutions to solve this problem once for good? Cause even if I would now the way to deal with this 1 file, there are still many other files coming ahead

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28 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)

"Take Ownership" will fix the problem if used properly. Only use Take Ownership on the old drive (D)...not the new.
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