Password protection on Windows XP

Posted: 08-20-2008, 02:31 PM
Old PC unrepairable , old hard disk ok and now set up as E drive cant access
files as previous win xp had password entry. how do i access data on files
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Password protection on Windows XP


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Re: Password protection on Windows XP
Posted: 08-21-2008, 02:14 AM
trev wrote:
> Old PC unrepairable , old hard disk ok and now set up as E drive cant access
> files as previous win xp had password entry. how do i access data on files

You'll need to take ownership of the folders/files in question. The
Knowledge Base article below refers to WinXP, but the process is the
same for Vista:

HOW TO Take Ownership of a File or Folder in WinXP
http://support.microsoft.com/default...;en-us;Q308421


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