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Windows 7: No permission to open a folder

07 Feb 2014   #1
antares

Windows XP Professional SP3/Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
No permission to open a folder

Hi, my PC monitor died so I removed the PC's 2nd internal drive and installed it as an external USB drive to access its files from my laptop. I can access certain folders, but some folders I'm unable to open them, a message pops displaying lack of permission. How can I fix this? Thanks.


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07 Feb 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Antares,

You might see if installing and using Take Ownership may allow you to be able to access it afterwards.

Take Ownership Shortcut
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08 Feb 2014   #3
antares

Windows XP Professional SP3/Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks Brink, worked fine
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08 Feb 2014   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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