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Issues with passwords

by bonifaxancheyta / May 16, 2006 7:55 AM PDT

I have two partitions on my hard disk, the first C: had XP but with problems in ini files I tried to repair the OS with rescue CD somehow I still can't boot from C: anyway I installed win XP on D: and I can actually boot from there, the real problem is that when i try to take my documents on partition C: to partition D:, it say's acces is not permisible (or something like that), i know it's because i have a password on my account, but the problem is that there's nowhere i can type it to acces my own old documents, i have administrative rights on computer so what can i do?
If a need a third party software which can I use?

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Good news. It's a common problem. Fix?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 16, 2006 10:28 AM PDT
In reply to: Issues with passwords



In to pick the solution you understand.


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Thanx but didn't work
by bonifaxancheyta / May 27, 2006 11:55 PM PDT

I signed as administrator and i can see my documents in F: but not those that are in C:, i think the problem is that the administrator is other, even if i know the admin password in C: I'll can't get permissions to acces those folders, the only way is booting with C: , but that's my problem C: cant boot, somehow I fix the problem in a funny way, i used the backup tool of XP to back up the folders in C: that i can't acces, so i back up them, restore them and guess what? XP protection is gone!!!. Microsoft sholud fix this things

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You appear to be confusing permissions with ownership.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 28, 2006 1:00 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanx but didn't work

You can't change permissions till you take ownership.

XP dropped a load of learning on everyone. Try again.


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Did you try...
by Daviddude / May 28, 2006 12:28 AM PDT
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Booting the computer into Safe Mode and then using Windows Explorer to find and move the files you are after??

I hope this helps and good luck!

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