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Windows XP Home Edition, cant access backup file, help!!!

by itsonlyme4321 / October 16, 2007 1:52 PM PDT

I had to do an auto recovery (f11) today...and this option creates a backup file with all my existing documents and files (it was about 10gigs)...after the system completed the recovery and rebooted, I can see the folder, it says it has 10gigs of content, but it wont let me access it...anyone know how i can open this and resort my documents?


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Just a Guess but... Can You Right Click & Send...
by tobeach / October 16, 2007 6:30 PM PDT

/export the unopened file to CD Burner?? Perhaps a burned copy would be accessible from CD drive/Explore option?? If so you could then re-send documents to new folder on machine?? Don't know if it'll work...maybe someone else has a better idea! Good Luck! Happy

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Another option, "Take Ownership" of those folders and files.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / October 16, 2007 6:36 PM PDT

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