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Access denied

by gbnine / January 23, 2006 1:29 AM PST

Emachines 5250
Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.93 GHz
512 mb ram
Windows XP Home

I recently re-installed Windows XP Home Edition on my computer. A folder called My Backup was created but I can?t access the My Backup/Documents and Settings/User Name/My Documents folder. I get the error message: C:/My Backup/Documents and Settings/User Name/My Documents is not accessible. Accesss is denied.

Microsoft Help and Support says:
1. Double click My Computer on the desktop
2. On the Tools menu, click Folder Options.
3. Click the View tab, and then select the Use Simple File Sharing (Recommended) check box to turn on Simple File Sharing.

My problem is that the Use Simple File Sharing box is not in the list so I don?t have that option.

Any help will be appreciated.


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Re: Access denied
by Tufenuf / January 23, 2006 1:47 AM PST
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Access denied
by gbnine / January 23, 2006 6:39 AM PST
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Many thanks Tufenuf, problem solved!
Regards, Gary

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(NT) (NT) Glad the problem is solved & Thanks for posting back
by Tufenuf / January 23, 2006 7:51 AM PST
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