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Old 10-04-2006, 06:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry Vista Vs. Xp - Folder Ownership

Please help... i recently bought a new HDD and installed vista RC1 onto it. So i had 2 HDDs - one with xp and one vista...

I wanted to copy my Docs from my Xp HDD to my Vista HDD - To do this i had to transfer ownership to my vista hdd. Now i have Formated my vista HDD and XP wont let me access My Documents as it says access is denied - i

I was told to right click my docs and click Security - BUT THERE IS NO SECURITY TAB




Also - properties is showing 0bytes -but i know there is over 10Gb of stuff in there.......

any help on how to access my docs ?
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Old 10-04-2006, 07:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Good luck man, not heard of a way myself.
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Old 10-04-2006, 11:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421

That will tell you how to take ownership of files or folders in XP. that is if you didnt cut and paste them into Vista and loose them.
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