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Windows 7: Permissions on old SSD C: Drive - cannot copy files to new C: drive

4 Weeks Ago   #1
maryeleek

Windows 7 Pro sp1 64 bit
 
 
Permissions on old SSD C: Drive - cannot copy files to new C: drive

I have taken a SSD drive out of my old computer (had windows 7Pro OS on it). I have put it in a USB case and would like to use it as an extra drive on my new windows 7Pro box.



I cannot copy my personal files from it because of Permissions. I've searched here in the forum but while I understand a bit about permissions, I don't understand how to fix this drive so I can use it. Is there something I can do so I can copy various personal files from this drive to my new drive?



Are my problems because there are also windows operating files on this second SSD?



Thank you for any advice. I'm not terribly computer literate but can follow directions pretty well.


Mary


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4 Weeks Ago   #2
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi maryeleek,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by maryeleek View Post
Is there something I can do so I can copy various personal files from this drive to my new drive?
Just a thought!
Can you boot into Safe Mode?
If you can, you could copy the files onto a USB and transfer them.

Maybe this will also help => You don't currently have permission to access this folder.
And => "Access Denied" or other errors when you access or work with files and folders in Windows.

I hope this helps!
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4 Weeks Ago   #3
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

We have a tool to make it simple to take ownership of the folders you want they will beowned by the users of the old pc so you will have to take ownership of all the folders you want to copy from Add Take Ownership to Context Menu in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
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4 Weeks Ago   #4
maryeleek

Windows 7 Pro sp1 64 bit
 
 

Does the tool work in windows 7Pro? I am not using Windows 10.
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4 Weeks Ago   #5
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

It does all from XP up to 10
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