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Windows 7: big problems - cant access c drive

06 Aug 2009   #11

win7 / win7 / win7 / win7 / vista / xp

afraid not, cant do anything which involves writing to the c drive

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06 Aug 2009   #12

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot

Have you tried a repair install which involves booting from your Windows 7 DVD?
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07 Aug 2009   #13

win7 / win7 / win7 / win7 / vista / xp

hi guys, thanks to all responses

i have fixed it and i will share how.

cannot boot from any other drive or device because you arent allowed to access the main drive (in my case c)

i found a fix on another forum.

reboot into safe mode (i unplugged and took battery out to force a reboot option on startup)

start - my computer - right click c - properties - security - edit - type "everyone" - keep saying ok - then reboot.

seems to be working so far.
looks like many people have had this problem when they have deleted a homegroup. which you should be able to do without this problem accurring. i still havent managed to persuade my netbook that it can allow network discovery so anyone know anything about that please help.
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