Try and Take Ownership of that folder;
i hooked up my old ide hard drive to a ide to usb converter and plugged into new computer. all files were there and was able to copy and paste into new pc hard drive. However it won't let me transfer the my documents and settings folder, saying access is denied. when i click properties of the folder it says 1.21 GB. but when i look in it, it shows nothing. when i try to copy, access denied. help please. windows xp on old hard drive, and windows xpp on new hard drive.