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Access Denied on external laptop drive

By debbie ·
My motherboard is having problems. I took the hard drive out and made it an external hard drive on my desktop. It is not F I can access the files, however, I can not access my personal files in my "documents and settings". I get access denied. I need these files desparately! Please any advice?

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by w2ktechman In reply to Access Denied on external ...

Try resetting permissions on the folder.

If it does not work, try renaming the folder (it has worked for me before).

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Did you go into BIOS

by sherlene In reply to Access Denied on external ...

Did you go into BIOS, see the drive and F10 to save changes?

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Same issue

by clownfire In reply to Did you go into BIOS

I have my old laptop drive in a USB enclosure and I did try renaming the folder and it got me into the >>documents and settings>>my user name>> but after that it's more access denied.

Tried renaming those folders too. No dice.

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