Help...? Administrator folder is locked in slave HDD!

<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">Hard drive died recently (bluescreen flash at boot, system restarts, over and over). Picked up a new drive and attached the old one as secondary to transfer its data ...<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">
<div><span id="INSERTION_MARKER">BUT: The Administrator folders are locked, even as secondary non-boot drive, they're locked. Weird part is I had no passwords, no security. I was the only User on the old drive, and yet there are separate User folders for me and for Administrator.

<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">See image below ... Properties says: "0 mb Read Only" and the "Make folder private" selection is disabled. There is 20 gb + in there, no doubt.

<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">Help ... ??

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Sorry for the coding .......

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Locked, or "Access Denied"?

If you are just getting an "Access Denied" message then that is easily fixed if you are using some other Windows OS to access the disk;

How to take ownership of a file or folder inWindows XP.

If not that, what is the full error message?


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