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Access DENIED!

Hi my potential saviours... I have recently installed a fresh copy of XP SP2 on my C partition, and to save time, I have simply moved my "my document" folder over to partition D. I think that was probably a mistaken.

After the installation was complete, I've tried to move the files back to C, it went okay for most folders in my documents, but for one folder with pictures in it, it would not move. The warning message states: "Cannot copy : Access is denied. Make sure the disk is not full or write-protectd and that the file is not currently in use."

I have tried many things. I tried acccess it through cmd, Access is denied there. I've tried to claim ownership, but it still doesn't work. The previews for the pictures won't even come up. The files seem to be in tact though. I have years of memories on there. Please help.

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Just wondering.

I can understand you not being able to copy those files to your C drive, but have you tried copying them onto a CD? If so....simply disregard my reply as idiotic, and by all means....carry on. =0)


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Access DENIED....I've tried

yeah.. I have tried that as well. Windows did not allow the burning software to access those files neither. It did not even allowed the preview to access them.

The funny thing is that out of all the folders in "my documents" only this specific folder has the problem. I wonder why. But thank you for the suggestion. I appreciate it!

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