Re: Data Access Problem: 2 installations of Win XP
Posted: 07-30-2003, 04:45 PM
It explains how to take ownership of folders.
"Atul Kulkarni" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> I had Windows XP Home edition installed on my DELL laptop.
> While trying to repair the installation of Windows XP,
> something went wrong and I was no longer able to log into
> So, per suggestion of a technical support person, I
> reinstalled another instance Windows XP in the same
> partition in a different directory.
> Now, I am able to log into the newer instance of Windows
> I have a lot of critical data in the 'My Documents'
> folder of the first of Windows XP installations.
> And, I am not able to access this data when I log into
> the newer of the Windows XP installations.
> Whenever I click on the folder, I get a message that
> says "Access Denied".
> Can anybody suggest any idea as how to grab this data in
> the earlier installation from the newer installation.
> I just plainly can't afford to lose this data.
> Any suggestions will be welcome and appreciated.
> Thanks in advance.
> - Atul