I boot off my other OS from CD/DVD or USB and move them again.
I've seen so many folk fail at taking ownership that I find it easier to do it for them rather than see where it failed.
Take ownership of the parent folder too.
In windows xp professional, I recently moved a folder from "shared documents" to " My Documents". Then I was denied access to the folder. I then went through the " take ownership" of the folder procedure. Now I can open up the folder, but I cannot access the files/ documents in the folder. I tried the recommended "take ownership" for the files, but it did not work. I can see all the icons or list of the documents, but when I try to open them, I am denied access. Can anyone help? I really need these files.