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how can I open password protecte profiles?

by preppystud / February 28, 2009 9:35 AM PST

I recently reinstalled my windows xp system, every files are still therefore, however, when i tried to access my old profile folder, it won't let me.

i am the owner of that profile and the computer, how stupid is that?! i know my own password, is there anyone to open my old profile folder?

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Is that an "Accessed Denied" message?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 28, 2009 8:36 PM PST

If so, try Taking Ownership.

Does that work?


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oh, yes
by preppystud / March 1, 2009 10:08 AM PST

it worked

it didn't even ask me for password since i am the administrator

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(NT) Good. Glad it's sorted for you.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 1, 2009 5:56 PM PST
In reply to: oh, yes
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