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Windows 7: D: Access is Denied

08 Sep 2010   #1
Dirty Durden

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
D: Access is Denied

The system files on the boot drive is corrupt, can anyone help me get the data off. What am I missing, I have tried the following so far;

Connected to another PC using a ext. drive
Take ownership
Set permission

Thanks,


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08 Sep 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dirty Durden View Post
The system files on the boot drive is corrupt, can anyone help me get the data off. What am I missing, I have tried the following so far;

Connected to another PC using a ext. drive
Take ownership
Set permission

Thanks,

You running as admin?

Is the data drive encrypted?

ken
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08 Sep 2010   #3
Dirty Durden

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for fast reply, I am running as admin. & I do not think any data was encrypted.
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08 Sep 2010   #4
Dirty Durden

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Window 8 128?
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08 Sep 2010   #5
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

It might help if you can get into the Security settings of the drive and allow for permissions there as well.

Open My Computer -> right click Local Disk D -> select Properties -> select Security tab -> click Edit button -> click Add button -> enter the name of the User you want to set Security permissions (it is the same user name you've set the sharing permissions for, ex. Everyone will set the read permissions to every user which will attempt to connect to your shared drive) -> click OK -> select the desired permissions -> click OK -> wait while permissions are set -> and your Done.
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09 Sep 2010   #6
Dirty Durden

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for taking the time to rely.

I need to provide more info, this drive was from anther system (it was the boot drive with windows vista). The it looks like some of the system files are corrupt. I tried to restore & nothing. So I have remove the drive from that PC & connected it to another PC using an ESATA/USB external drive. I was trying to copy the data over to another drive & restore the file after a clean install of win7. The external drive is connect to a my system which is running window7 64 ultimate & Norton 2010 360 security. I have heard if the files have a virus windows will not let you access the drive.

I have tried the your fix before posting here, it scans the files setting the permissions & finishes with no problems. I go to try to access the drive & access is denied, any other ideas.

Thanks,
John
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
It might help if you can get into the Security settings of the drive and allow for permissions there as well.

Open My Computer -> right click Local Disk D -> select Properties -> select Security tab -> click Edit button -> click Add button -> enter the name of the User you want to set Security permissions (it is the same user name you've set the sharing permissions for, ex. Everyone will set the read permissions to every user which will attempt to connect to your shared drive) -> click OK -> select the desired permissions -> click OK -> wait while permissions are set -> and your Done.
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