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HD Data recovery

by David31200 / December 22, 2012 12:28 AM PST

I have several HDs from my older computers. They were the master drives, running XP. I have a new computer, and wish to copy their data. I use a SATA Jazz drive to connect the drive to my USB port, and I can access the drive. Howerver, when I select the 'my documents' folder on the old drive, I get a 'you do not have permission' message. this must be because my account was password protected...however, there is no provision to enter the password (I use file manager to access the drive).
Is there a software utility I can download that would help? I am stuck...

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That's a common issue. TAKE OWNERSHIP
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 22, 2012 12:30 AM PST
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It's widely discussed so go to google and type in

XP TAKE OWNERSHIP

Pick the method you like.
Bob

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PS. No utility is required.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 22, 2012 12:31 AM PST

Don't fall for those sites that sell you a fix. It's just a small number of steps to TAKE OWNERSHIP.

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