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Old 03-20-2013, 08:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Getting data of an IDE HD

Hi there everyone,

I have an IDE western Digital HD that I believe had a corrupt mbr or boot sector virus which wouldnt allow me to get back into windows. I bought a Rosewill external hard drive enclosure in an attempt to get my data off the drive. However I am unable to see any files or folders I want because Windows XP is password protected, and I think its preventing from accessing the files I want.

Is there a way around getting my data off the harddrive, which is password protected, using an enclosure?

I appreciate any advice

Thank you,

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Old 03-20-2013, 08:47 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Getting data of an IDE HD

When you go into the hard drive in windows 7, do you ever see this?

But when you click continue, nothing shows up?


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Old 03-20-2013, 01:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You need to take ownership of the folders.

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