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hard disk infomation took from another computer

by mr_empty / June 27, 2008 7:45 PM PDT

hi all,

i have one computer ruined, and i wanna take the user desktop file from that hard disk through another computer, but the computer said it is unable to access when i open the user folder in the document and setting. is there any way to take the desktop files? thanks!

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Put the old drive. . .
by Coryphaeus / June 27, 2008 8:46 PM PDT

into the new PC as a slave?

I'm really unclear here "but the computer said it is. . .". Which computer? How did you try to access the Documents and Settings?

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Also,
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / June 27, 2008 11:04 PM PDT
In reply to: Put the old drive. . .

what is a user desktop file?

If you have done as Wayne says, and placed the old drive into the new PC as a slave, then you may have to "Take Ownership" of all the folders and files on the old hard drive.

How to Take Ownership

Mark

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